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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

AGENDA FOR

COMMISSIONERS’ ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING

The meeting on June 26, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.

(Updated on 24 June 2019)

The Industrial Commission Main Office is Changing Locations in Mid-July

Learn More About the Move

The Idaho Industrial Commission’s main office will be moving in mid-July from the current Clearwater location to the new State Campus on Chinden Boulevard.

Please make sure to update your records with the new business address:

  • 11321 W. Chinden Blvd Boise, Idaho 83714 (Building #2)

Additional Contact Information:

  • PO Box 83720
  • Boise, Idaho 83720-0041
  • Office Phone: (208) 334-6000
  • Office Fax: (208) 334-2321

Idaho Industrial Commission Rules Reauthorization Guidance

The Idaho Legislature did not renew the existing administrative rules at the end of the 2019 Legislative session. In April, the Governor's Office directed the Industrial Commission to take the necessary steps to minimize the impact of the rules expiring.

In January, the Governor signed the Red Tape Reduction Act, requiring agencies to cut down on rule sections to make the chapters as simple as possible. To meet the direction of the Governor, the Commission will bring forward rule chapter revisions for when the rules expire on July 1st. These revisions will follow a special process put in place by the Division of Financial Management for final approval by the Governor’s Office. All changes are strictly to consolidate information per the Red Tape Reduction Act. There will be no substantive changes.

2020 Temporary and Proposed Rulemaking

All Temporary and Proposed Rules will be effective June 30th.

2020 Temporary and Proposed Rulemaking

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Rules Reauthorization

There will be a public hearing for this rulemaking on August 6, 2019 at the new Industrial Commission Office located at 11321 W. Chinden Blvd. Boise, Idaho 83714. It will also be available via videoconference at the Ceour d'Alene, Lewiston, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls Industrial Commission Field Offices. The hearing site(s) will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for accommodations must be made no later than five (5) days prior to the hearing. 

More information will be available in the upcoming June Special Administrative Bulletin.

View the full hearing schedule and video conference locations here.

Advisory Committee

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 14, 2019, beginning at 9:00 AM in the Industrial Commission's new office located at 11321 W. Chinden Blvd Boise, Idaho 83714

Learn More about the Advisory Committee

  • 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

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