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The Industrial Commission is the state agency responsible for:

  • Regulating workers' compensation activities in Idaho, including companies licensed to issue workers' compensation policies.
  • Ensuring that employers have workers' compensation coverage as required by law.
  • Settling disputes between injured workers, employers, and insurers.
  • Deciding appeals for unemployment decisions from the Idaho Department of Labor.
  • Assisting injured workers by supporting their medical recovery while facilitating a timely return to employment that is as close as possible to the worker’s pre-injury status and wage.
  • Providing compensation to innocent victims of crime through the Crime Victims Compensation Program.

Administrative Meeting



On September 19, 2018 @ 10:00a.m.
(Updated on 17 September 2018)

Standing Firm! Navigating the Employer Legal Minefield and Workplace Drug Testing Obligations in 2018 - Thomas M. Eden III, Esq.

When: Thursday October 25, 2018 - 10:45am - 11:45am.

Where: Boise Centre East - 850 S. Front St., Boise, ID 83702 (Parking is available of the downtown Park Boi parking garages)

This session will be a part of the Commission's Annual Seminar on Workers' Compensation. You can find the speaker biography and topic description on our seminar schedule page.

Price of admission for the early bird registration rate is $110 prior to October 1st. The cost of registration from October 1 - October 12 will be $130. 

To learn more about the seminar please visit our seminar page.

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Injured Workers

This Session has now completed. Thank you for your interest. If you missed it in person, you are welcome to view the powerpoint and listen to the audio recording with these download links:

PowerPoint Presentation

Session Audio Recording

The Industrial Commission receives guidance from the Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee.The Committee will seek public input and participation in its deliberations. Recommendations for adding legislation or other concerns should be submitted to Kamerron Monroe, Commission Secretary. Please include supporting documentation such as a statement of the problem, draft legislation, or other information that would help.

The next meeting of the Commission's Advisory Committee is scheduled to be held August 8, 2018 beginning at 9:00 AM in the Industrial Commission's first floor conference room, 700 Clearwater Lane, Boise, Idaho.

Scheduled Advisory Committee Meetings:

Learn More about the Advisory Committee

There will be a Negotiated Rulemaking Session on July 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to discuss EDI Housekeeping. There will also be a Negotiated Rulemaking Session on July 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss Averaging Impairments. For more information please read the Notice of Intent from the Admin Bulletin for EDI Housekeeping(17.0206, 17.0207, 17.0210, 17.0211) and Averaging Impairments. Averaging Impairment written comments are due to the Commission Secretary by July 25th

There will be a Negotiated Rulemaking Session on July 24, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to discuss Electronic Payment Transfers. There will also be a Negotiated Rulemaking Session on July 24, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss Attorneys' Fees on MSA. For more information please read the Notice of Intent from the Admin Bulletin for Electronic Payment Transfers (17.0210.1802, 17.0211.1802) and Attorneys' Fee on MSA

There will be video conferencing for participants at our Idaho Falls field office starting at 9:00am.

Written comments on Electronic Payment Transfers and Attorneys' Fees on MSA are due to the Commission Secretary by August 1st

Track the Current Negotiated Rulemaking at the Idaho Industrial CommissionRead the June 6, 2018 Idaho Administrative Bulletin

Click Here to Receive Updates on Negotiated Rulemaking

  • All authorized workers’ compensation carriers are required to register as a trading partner.  When the Commission has authorized a carrier to write policies, there is the potential for a policy to be written at any time with exposure to future claims.  A trading partner registration ensures the ability to comply with the electronic reporting requirement via EDI Claims Release 3.0.

Learn More About EDI Claims Release 3.0