Facts About Workers' Compensation Brochure

(Effective 7/1/14)

· If injury is life-threatening, call 911 immediately, then notify the district Workers’ Comp Office at (951) 788-7135 ext. 80610 and Employee’s Supervisor.

· All other accidents/injuries, call the district Workers’ Comp Office at (951) 788-7135 ext. 80610 for instructions. Also, be sure to report incident to Employee’s Supervisor.

· For injuries after the business hours of 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., refer to the Medical Facilities Bulletin attached. Contact the district Workers’ Comp Office immediately and leave a voice mail or call at 7:30 a.m. the following work day.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

· R.U.S.D. will not be responsible for any bills for self-procured medical treatment not authorized in advance by the Workers’ Comp Office. (NOTE: Your private health insurance will not cover bills for work-related injuries. You may be financially responsible for self-procured medical treatment.)

· The only exception is for emergency treatment of a serious/life-threatening industrial injury.

· Any evidence of abuse, suspicion of fraud or misrepresentation in order to obtain Workers’ Comp benefits will be investigated and prosecuted.


Please call the R.U.S.D. Workers’ Compensation Office at (951) 788-7135, ext. 80610 with any questions.