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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.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

 The Idaho Industrial Commission meets in regular session weekly at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Owyhee Conference on the Chinden Campus except on holidays.

Notice to the Public – Commissioners’ Administrative Meetings

Admin meetings are open to the public. If you would like to participate in an admin meeting contact Kamerron Slay at (208) 334-6017 or at commissionsecretary@iic.idaho.gov.

The next Advisory Committee meeting will be held in-person on August 14, 2024, beginning at 9:00 am in the Les Bois Conference Room.

In Person: Chinden Campus Les Bois Conference Room (Located in between Buildings 3 and 4, next to the Les Bois Café)
11351 W. Chinden Blvd.
Boise, Idaho 83714
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Handouts:

Accessibility
This meeting will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for accommodation must be made not later than five (5) days prior to the meeting, to the Commission Secretary, Kamerron Slay at (208) 334-6017 or at commissionsecretary@iic.idaho.gov.

State DHR Accessibility Policy ADA Public Notice (idaho.gov)

Public Comment
The Industrial Commission receives guidance from the Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee welcomes public input and participation. Comments for the Advisory Committee should be submitted to Kamerron Slay at (208) 334-6017 or at commissionsecretary@iic.idaho.gov. Please include supporting documentation such as a statement of the problem, draft legislation, or other helpful information.

Learn More about the Advisory Committee


    Registration is now open for the Industrial Commission’s Annual Seminar’s on Thursday, September 12, 2024, at the Boise Centre East, 195 S Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID.

    The Annual Seminar features workers’ compensation experts from across the industry discussing a variety of timely topics This educational opportunity provides valuable information for employers, attorneys, insurance professionals, rehabilitation counselors, medical providers and others interested in the Idaho workers’ compensation system.

    Learn More About the Annual Seminar

    REMINDER: Idaho has migrated from EDI Claims Release 3.0 to EDI Claims Release 3.1 effective September 14, 2023. All EDI Claims trading partners and vendors should complete the required FROI and SROI training for EDI Claims Release. Learn More about EDI 3.1 Training

    Contact Richelle Flores with questions at Richelle.Flores@iic.idaho.gov or (208) 334-6010. Idaho is migrating from EDI Claims Release 3.0 to EDI Claims Release 3.1 effective September 14, 2023. For more information, please visit https://iicedi.info/training.

    ORDER RESCINDING EMERGENCY ORDERS: Effective March 29, 2023, the Idaho Industrial Commission deemed it appropriate to rescind its June 9, 2021, emergency order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, except for the revisions to the Judicial Rules of Practice and Procedure (JRP) and the Rules of Appellate Practice and Procedure (RAPP) providing for e-filing shall remain in effect; which allows for Commission Referees to have the discretion of holding hearings remotely with the parties agreement.

    In accordance with Governor Brad Little’s Executive Order 2020-01: Zero-Based Regulation (ZBR), the Industrial Commission will reduce regulatory burdens by removing costly, ineffective, or outdated regulations.

    Currently, the Industrial Commission is reexamining the Idaho Workers’ Compensation Administrative Rules: IDAPA 17.01.01- Administrative Rules Under the Worker’s Compensation Law,

    Members of the public may participate in person or virtually via Webex. The Industrial Commission will provide live streaming of the negotiated rulemaking meetings at designated locations.

    Public Comment
    The Commission is currently accepting written comments regarding the Industrial Commission’s rules. Written comments can be submitted to the Commission until August 1, 2024. Comments can be submitted to the Commission by emailing Kamerron Slay, Commission Secretary, at (208) 334-6017 or at commissionsecretary@iic.idaho.gov.

    Learn more about the Industrial Commission’s Rulemaking process.

    Negotiated Rulemaking Meetings

    July 29, 2024 – 1-3 p.m. MT


    Entire Chapter 17.01.01

    In Person: Chinden Campus Coral Room
    11321 W. Chinden Blvd.
    Building #2
    Boise, Idaho 83714

    Virtual: Webex

    Live Streaming Locations:
    • Coeur d’Alene: 1111 W. Ironwood Drive, Suite A – Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
    • Idaho Falls: 1820 E. 17th, Suite 300 – Idaho Falls, ID 83404
    • Lewiston: 1118 “F” Street – Lewiston, ID 83501
    • Pocatello: 444 Hospital Way, Suite 411 – Pocatello, ID 83201
    • Twin Falls: 1411 Falls Avenue East, Suite 915 – Twin Falls, ID 83301

    Handouts:
    Currently Unavailable

    Background
    Notice of Intent to Promulgate Rules – Zero Based Regulation (ZBR) Negotiated Rulemaking


    Industrial Commission Public Hearings


    Following the conclusion of negotiated rulemaking meetings, the Industrial Commission will hold two public hearings, tentatively scheduled for September 16 and October 2, 2024, at the Industrial Commission, 11351 W. Chinden Blvd. Building #2, Boise, ID 83714, to receive final public testimony and comments.

    Accessibility
    This meeting will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for accommodation must be made not later than five (5) days prior to the meeting, to the Commission Secretary, Kamerron Slay at (208) 334-6017 or at commissionsecretary@iic.idaho.gov.


    Past Negotiated Rulemaking Meetings

    November 8, 2023


    IDAPA 17.01.01.000 – .307

    In Person: Chinden Campus Coral Room
    11321 W. Chinden Blvd.
    Building #2
    Boise, Idaho 83714

    Virtual: Webex

    Handouts:
    Draft November 8, 2023 Language


    May 8, 2024 – 9:30-11 a.m. MT


    IDAPA 17.01.01.401 – .602

    In Person: Chinden Campus Les Bois Conference Room (Located in between Buildings 3 and 4, next to the Les Bois Café)
    11351 W. Chinden Blvd.
    Boise, Idaho 83714
    View Campus Map

    Virtual: Webex

    Live Streaming Locations:
    • Coeur d’Alene: 1111 W. Ironwood Drive, Suite A – Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
    • Idaho Falls: 1820 E. 17th, Suite 300 – Idaho Falls, ID 83404
    • Lewiston: 1118 “F” Street – Lewiston, ID 83501
    • Pocatello: 444 Hospital Way, Suite 411 – Pocatello, ID 83201
    • Twin Falls: 1411 Falls Avenue East, Suite 915 – Twin Falls, ID 83301

    Handouts
    Summary of November 8, 2023 Negotiated Rulemaking Meeting and 2024 Legislative Session
    Workers’ Compensation Negotiated Rulemaking Draft for May 8, 2024


    June 24, 2024, 1:30-3 p.m. MT


    IDAPA 17.01.01.801 – .803

    In Person: Chinden Campus Coral Room
    11321 W. Chinden Blvd.
    Building #2
    Boise, Idaho 83714

    Virtual: Webex

    Live Streaming Locations:
    • Coeur d’Alene: 1111 W. Ironwood Drive, Suite A – Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
    • Idaho Falls: 1820 E. 17th, Suite 300 – Idaho Falls, ID 83404
    • Lewiston: 1118 “F” Street – Lewiston, ID 83501
    • Pocatello: 444 Hospital Way, Suite 411 – Pocatello, ID 83201
    • Twin Falls: 1411 Falls Avenue East, Suite 915 – Twin Falls, ID 83301

    Handouts:
    Workers’ Compensation Negotiated Rulemaking Draft for June 24, 2024
    Negotiated Rulemaking Presentation June 2024
    Milliman Benchmarking Report


    July 11, 2024 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. MT


    Medical Fee Schedule

    In Person: Chinden Campus Coral Room
    11321 W. Chinden Blvd.
    Building #2
    Boise, Idaho 83714

    Virtual: Webex

    Live Streaming Locations:
    • Department of Labor: 600 N. Thornton St – Post Falls, ID 83854
    • Mountain View Hospital: 2325 Coronado Street – Idaho Falls, ID 83404
    • Industrial Commission – Lewiston Field Office: 1118 “F” Street – Lewiston, ID 83501
    • Industrial Commission – Pocatello Field Office: 444 Hospital Way, Suite 411 – Pocatello, ID 83201
    • Industrial Commission – Twin Falls Field Office: 1411 Falls Avenue East, Suite 915 – Twin Falls, ID 83301

    Handouts:
    Workers’ Compensation Negotiated Rulemaking Draft for July 11, 2024
    Negotiated Rulemaking Presentation July 11, 2024


    Published Bulletins


    November 1, 2023 – Vol. 23-11
    May 1, 2024 – Vol. 24-5

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