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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 Matthew G. Bevin, 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  

What's New/Recent Topics

Department of Workers' Claims Upcoming Relocation
Kentucky Workers' Compensation Nominating Committee Meeting October 24, 2019
Workers' Compensation Nominating Committee Accepting Applications for Workers' Compensation Board
2020 Workers' Compensation Benefit Schedule
Important Reminder: Change of Address Form Filing Requirement
2019 Report on KRS 342.316 Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis Evaluations
Reminder Notice: Pharmaceutical Formulary Effective Dates
803 KAR 025:270 Pharmaceutical Formulary
Important Reminder about Settlement Agreements

Meeting Minutes

RAC Meeting Minutes