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Workers' Compensation

Department of Workers' Claims

Introduction

Welcome to the Kentucky Department of Workers' Claims (DWC) website. With the support of Governor Andy Beshear, the DWC is committed to improving customer service and reducing costs to our customers in the Commonwealth. The Department of Workers' Claims is the agency primarily charged with the administration of the Kentucky program and has exclusive jurisdiction over workers' compensation claims.  Our website is designed to provide users with helpful information on the functions of the Commonwealth's workers' compensation program.

 

Contacts

Robert Swisher, Commissioner  
502-564-5550
Robert.Swisher@ky.gov

COVID-19 Issues


Filing of Application for COVID-19 claim
Effective Date of Medical Treatment Guidelines
Effective Date of Medical Treatment Guidelines
COVID-19 Test Codes and Fees
Videoconference Proceedings
COVID-19 Test Codes and Fees
DWC Extends Cancellation of In-Person Proceedings
Updated Announcement Regarding Videoconference Proceedings
Executive Order 2020-277
Electronic Signatures and Notarization
Videoconference Proceedings
Extension of Cancellation of In-Person Proceedings
New EDI Codes for Reporting COVID-19
Telehealth Services During State of Emergency
Update on Department of Workers' Claims Operations
Department of Workers' Claims Policy Regarding Court Reporters and Remote Depositions
Workers' Compensation Hearings Canceled

What's New/Recent Topics

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Mediation Program Regulation 803 KAR 25:300
Medical Treatment Guidelines Reminder
Mediation Program Regulation-803 KAR 25:300
Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Changes to 803 KAR 25:092
Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Changes to 803 KAR 25:170, 803 KAR 25:175 and 803 KAR 25:185
ODG Medical Treatment Guidelines Training for the State of Kentucky
2021 Discount Rate Order and Tables
Proposed Amendment to 803 KAR 25:092
Workers' Compensation Mediation Program
Proposed Changes to 803 KAR 25:175
Proposed Changes to 803 KAR 25:170
Proposed Changes to 803 KAR 25:185
Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Changes to KAR 25:091
Proposed Changes to 803 KAR 25:091 Workers' Compensation Hospital Fee Schedule
Attorney's Fees Memorandum Clarification
Memorandum Regarding Motions for Approval of Attorney's Fees
2021 Workers' Compensation Benefit ScheduleImportant LMS Filing Practices


Meeting Minutes

RAC Meeting Minutes