A self-insuring (SI) employer agrees to manage claims as required by the laws and rules controlling self-insurance. The ultimate responsibility for administering and processing the workers' compensation claims resides with the self-insuring employer.
The claims administration process includes, but is not limited to:
- The allowance or disallowance of claims
- Payment of compensation and benefits
- Maintaining claim files
- Making the appropriate information available to the injured worker and/or their representatives for inspection
- Assisting employees in filing their applications for benefits and completing the necessary forms for processing a workers' compensation claim
The following topics have additional claims management resources for SI employers.
Permanent total disability (PTD), DWRF, and other information can be found as follows: