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Workers' Compensation

Department of Workers' Claims


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.



Robert Swisher, Commissioner  

Robert Milligan, Deputy Commissioner  

COVID-19 Issues

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

803 KAR 25:010 (amended March 2020)
2020 Discount Rate Order and Tables
Department of Workers' Claims Relocation
2020 Workers' Compensation Benefit Schedule

Meeting Minutes

RAC Meeting Minutes