The Workers' Compensation Section is responsible for regulating Workers' Compensation carriers within the state of Montana.
Claims Assistance: Ensures compliance with the Workers' Compensation Act relating to benefits and claims.
Medical Regulations: 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 of Workers' Compensation claims such as medical fee schedules, U&T Guidelines and timely payments.
Dispute Resolution: Performs the statutorily required process for resolving workers’ compensation benefit disputes prior to filing with the Workers’ Compensation Court (WCC). Parties in dispute meet with impartial mediators in a confidential, nonbinding conference to find resolution.
Data Management: Responsible for the collection, data quality and maintenance of workers' compensation claim and injury information.
Montana Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Laws and Administrative Rules
2017 BlueBook Web Payment Form
2017 BlueBook (electronic version)
Workers' Compensation Section Manager
Data Management Section Manager