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Benefits Administration

The Idaho Industrial Commission receives reports of every workplace injury requiring more than basic first aid . The Commission’s Benefits Department receives and maintains each of those workplace injury reports.

Benefits Administration Analysts work with injured workers, employers, insurance companies, adjusters, and health care providers. They send adjuster information to injured workers when the Commission receives injury reports. They also insurance company information and materials for Industrial Commission resources. Our analysts work to clarify rules with direct help and training . The Commission developed a four-day course to certify workers’ compensation professionals.

 

Core Functions

  • Evaluates insurance carriers requesting to write worker’s compensation insurance and employers requesting to become self-insured.
  • Ensures adequate securities are on deposit with the State Treasurer’s Office to cover outstanding awards.
  • Ensures that workers compensation benefits are paid properly and timely.

Medical Information

Physicians in workers' compensation cases are defined in Idaho Code as "medical physicians and surgeons, ophthalmologists, otorhinolaryngologists, dentists, osteopaths, osteopathic physicians and surgeons, optometrists, podiatrists, chiropractic physicians, and members of any other healing profession licensed or authorized by the statutes of this state to practice such profession within the scope of their practice as defined by the statutes of this state and as authorized by their licenses."

Medical Information

Medical Fee Dispute FAQ

Injured Worker Information

The Idaho Industrial Commission receives approximately 45,000 reports about workers injured on the job each year. Three dozen or more of those result in fatality. Click the link below to find out more basic information for workers injured on the job.

Injured Worker Information

Injured Worker FAQs