Administering Idaho's Workers' Compensation Law


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.

Register Now for the 2017 Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar (Updated 8/7/17)


The Industrial Commission's Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar is being held on Thursday, October 26th at the Boise Centre.

Employers, attorneys, insurance professionals, rehabilitation counselors, medical providers and anyone interested in the Idaho workers’ compensation system will find valuable information at the Annual Idaho Industrial Commission Seminar on Worker's Compensation. The conference features workers’ compensation experts from across the industry discussing a variety of timely topics of interest to anyone working in Idaho’s workers’ compensation system.

FY2018 Negotiated Rulemaking (Updated 8/2/17)

Prompt Claims Rulemaking Dockets 17-0208-0210-0211-1701

Meeting Minutes

The comment period for Docket 17-0208-0210-0211-1701 has expired.

Commission Handouts:

Medical Fee Rulemaking Dockets 17-0209-1701

Meeting Minutes

The comment period for Docket 17-0209-1701 has expired.

Commission Handouts:

Comments Submitted:

More Information:

Notice of Intent for Negotiated Rulemaking - 2018

Idaho Workers' Compensation Centennial Celebration - 3/16/17


March 16, 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of Workers' Compensation in Idaho. Join us as we celebrate this momentous anniversary.

EDI Claims Release 3.0 - (Updated 3/9/17)

  • The technical tables are complete. However, they are subject to change.
  • Please review these tables regularly for any changes which may impact your business processes. See the document Change Log, EDI Claims Release 3.0 for specific changes affecting the tables.

More Information:

Next Advisory Committee Meeting: 11/8/17


The next meeting of the Commission's Advisory Committee is scheduled to be held November 8, 2017 beginning at 9:00 AM in the Industrial Commission's first floor conference room, 700 Clearwater Lane, Boise, Idaho.

2017-2018 Advisory Committee

Scheduled Advisory Committee Meetings:

Updated 9/17


The FY18 Strategic Plan has been posted.

The PDF version is available here.

If you have any questions, please contact Nick Stout.

Updated 7/17