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Below is a directory listing of major functional areas and a list of selected staff arranged by bureaus.

Office hours: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Worker's Compensation Office

Room C100
201 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7901
Madison WI 53707-7901

Email Address: DWDDWC@dwd.wisconsin.gov

Phone: (608) 266-1340 (Main Number)
Fax: (608) 267-0394
Wisconsin Relay Service 7-1-1

Office of Worker's Compensation Hearings (OWCH)

Contact OWCH regarding litigated claims - any claims for which an Application for Hearing has been filed.

Office of Worker's Compensation Hearings

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7922
Madison WI 53707-7922

Email Address: DHAWCMail@wisconsin.gov

Fax: (608) 266-0018


Program and Selected Staff Directories

The program directory provides contact information for general purposes. Contact information for specific staff can be found in the Staff Directory.

Claims Records - (608) 266-3280

  • To request copies of claims records (only given to the injured worker, their employer, or their legal representatives)

Claims - (608) 261-8472

  • To discuss problems with your individual claim, e.g. denial of benefits, late payment, refusal to rehire, etc.

Fee Disputes - (608) 264-6819

  • To discuss procedures for reviewing medical provider charges that were denied by the payor for reasonableness or necessity of treatment

Self-insurance - (608) 266-0337

  • To inquire about the process of becoming self-insured (there are rigorous financial and risk management requirements for larger firms that wish to be exempted from the duty to insure)

Uninsured Employers - (608) 266-3046

  • To inquire about insurance requirements or to report a possible uninsured Wisconsin employer

Vocational Rehabilitation - (608) 267-4327

  • To learn more about rehabilitation options for injured workers or to learn about becoming a certified Vocational Rehabilitation provider in Wisconsin


Selected Staff

Following is a list of selected staff members of the Division of Worker's Compensation, followed by a list of major functional areas within the Division.

Bureau of Legal Services:

Responds to legal questions, issues orders and provides dispute resolution activities to resolve non-litigated cases, processes medical disputes and supports activities.

Bureau of Claims Management:

Ensure compliance and provides claims information support and statistical data.

Processing of claims and disability estimates, management of central files and records, research, vocational rehabilitation programs, and assisting public with inquiries. Provides statistical and research support.

Dispute Resolution Section: Provide information regarding worker's compensation law and assist parties in resolving claim disputes. Call (608) 266-1340 or (608) 261-8472.

Bureau of Insurance Programs:

Regulation of self-insured employers; enforcement of WC insurance requirements.

Bureau Email Information