Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.
To provide efficient dispute resolution for injured workers and employers by administering both formal adjudication and informal dispute resolution services; to serve the public by answering inquiries regarding the Indiana Worker's Compensation system; and to collect statistical information regarding workplace injuries in Indiana.
Notice: Effective 6/19/2013, per HEA1320, all carriers should complete State Form 55310 and submit, along with a check, to the Worker’s Compensation Board. Technical questions may be addressed to Ron Cooper at the ICRB (317-842-0483). General questions or comments should go to Linda Hamilton, Chairman of the Worker’s Compensation Board (317-232-3811).
July 1, 2013 Changes to Worker’s Compensation and Occupational Diseases Act
HEA 1320 was signed into law May 11, 2013. It was amended several times, and the final version was passed with the understanding that, this summer, the interim study committee on insurance would look into a number of the issues over which there was still conflict. Included on the list of topics the committee will consider are: a floor for the fee schedule concerning payments to medical service facilities, payment to hospital employed physicians, “clean claim” provisions, electronic submission of medical bills and payment thereof, reimbursement for implants and establishment of an advisory committee on workers’ compensation and occupational diseases issues.
Substantive changes in the law include: