Workers’ Compensation Programs
Are you interested in getting your Home Care Agency enrolled and approved to provide health care services Workers’ compensation insurance programs?
The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease.
Workers’ compensation insurance, often called “workers comp,” is a state-mandated program consisting of payments required by law to be made to an employee who is injured or disabled in connection with work. This a state mandated program and the federal government does offer its own workers’ compensation insurance for federal employees.
In most situations, injured employees receive workers’ compensation insurance, no matter who was at fault for the injury. Because these workers comp benefits act as a type of insurance, they preclude the employee from suing his or her employer for the injuries covered.
Most types of employees are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. That said, states commonly exclude some workers from coverage.
Every individual state has its own workers’ compensation insurance program.
We are the industry experts in completing your states Workers Compensation application with all the required documents necessary to get your Home Health Care agency approved for services.