Montana Workers' Compensation Claims Assistance

Deputy Administrator
Bill Wheeler
Phone: (406) 444-6541

Claims Assistance Unit Manager
Jason Swant
Phone: (406) 444-6451

Data Management Unit Manager
Doug Roope
Phone: (406) 444-1600

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 8011
Helena, MT 59604-8011
Beck Building
1805 Prospect Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 444-6543
TDD (406) 9696
Mediation Address
P.O. Box 1728
Helena, MT 59624-1728
(406) 444-6534
Medical Regulations Address
P.O. Box 8011
Helena, MT 59604-8011
(406) 444-6604


Claim Assistance

The Claim Assistance Unit ensures compliance with the Workers' Compensation Act relating to benefits and claims. The unit works closely with adjusting companies handling worker’s compensation claims to ensure compliance with statutes and administrative rules...Read More

Data Management

The Data Management Unit is responsible for the collection, data quality and maintenance of workers' compensation claim and injury information. The unit uses the claim data and other information sources to complete a comprehensive...Read More


The Mediation Unit is responsible for a statutorily required process for resolving workers’ compensation benefit disputes prior to the need for filing with the Workers’ Compensation Court (WCC). Parties in dispute meet...Read More

Medical Regulations

The Medical Regulations Unit is the primary liaison for the Department with providers, claims examiners and insurers who have questions, need assistance or require direction on all issues relating to the medical regulation...Read More

Montana Codes Annotated (MCA)

If you wish to view the latest codes, go to the Montana Codes Annotated page. To view the Montana Codes for prior years, go to the Montana Legislature site and then select the year needed. The sections you will need to reference are located in Title 39 Labor. They are Chapter 8 - Professional Employer Organizations, Chapter 9 - Contractor Registration, Chapter 71 - Workers' Compensation, Chapter 72 - Occupational Disease, and Chapter 73 - Silicosis Benefits.

Montana Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Laws (the "Blue Book") Order Form

Administrative Rules of Montana

The Department of Labor and Industry Administrative Rules are also available for use on the Secretary of State web site and includes these chapters: Chapter 28 Workers' Compensation Mediation; Chapter 29 Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease; Chapter 33 Contractor Registration and Chapter 35 Independent Contractors.