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How do I apply for workers' compensation benefits?

Applying for workers' compensation benefits can be completed in a few different ways. You can complete a First Report of Injury (FROI) online. You can also fax a completed FROI to WSI at 701-328-3820 or 888-786-8695 or mail it to PO Box 5585, Bismarck, ND 58506-5585. Call us at 800-777-5033 with questions. 

How do I submit my payroll or update my account information?

Access payroll reporting or update account demographics and contacts in WSI’s online portal, myWSI. Refer to myWSI Support Center for more information. Call us at 800-777-5033 with questions. 

How can I request a Letter of Good Standing for the North Dakota Secretary of State?

Before WSI will send a letter of good standing to the Secretary of State for an employer, you must complete the Verification of Non-Employment form. Call us at 800-777-5033 with questions. 

Do I need WSI coverage?

As an employer or prospective employer in North Dakota, you must provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for your employees. Refer to Insurance Coverage Information to find out if you need to apply for workers’ compensation coverage with WSI. Call us at 800-777-5033 with questions. 

How do I submit a medical bill?

A medical provider may submit a bill electronically through Carisk Intelligent Clearinghouse. Refer to Billing & Payment for complete information. Call us at 800-777-5033 with questions. 

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New Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Medical Provider Pharmacy, Agency News

By the end of 2022, WSI will be transitioning from Envolve to a new pharmacy benefit manager, Integrated Prescription Management (IPM).


Cyber-attack targets Workforce Safety & Insurance data

Categories: Agency News

WSI was a victim of a cyber security attack on June 28, 2022, which involved personal data.


Cordant Transitioning to FourStone Partners

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Agency News

Since 2018 WSI has partnered with Cordant Health Solutions to assist in the coordination of medication monitoring for injured employees on chronic opioid therapy. Currently, Cordant Health Solutions is transitioning to FourStone Partners. 


OSHA News Release - Dangers of Heat Illness

Categories: Safety All News, Agency News, Employer News

US Department of Labor reminds Great Lakes region's employers that workers need protection from dangers of heat illness: indoors, outdoors

 


Reporting A Diagnosis Code

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Agency News

WSI requires a provider to report the most specific diagnosis code reflective of the injury treated instead of using the standalone diagnosis code of “pain”.


Billing Requirements for Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

In response to several provider questions, WSI is providing clarification on the billing requirements for a service completed by a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) or Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA).  


Updated Fee Schedule Effective January 1, 2022

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

Effective January 1, 2022, WSI will implement the following fee schedule changes. Click here to access the full fee schedules. 


Change to Prior Authorization Review of Palliative Care

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Utilization Review, Agency News

The 2021 North Dakota Legislative Assembly enacted changes to North Dakota Administrative Code pertaining to WSI’s prior authorization review of palliative care. 


Payment Denial of Paper Medical Bills

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

Effective January 1, 2022, WSI will deny medical bills received in paper format from a practice that submits at least 50 bills per calendar year.


Does WSI Cover an Employee's Reaction to a COVID-19 Vaccination?

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Phase III of Ergonomic Initiative Grant Available Soon; Phase II Ending Oct. 20, 2021

Categories: Safety All News, Agency News, Employer News

WSI is launching a new Phase III of the Ergonomic Initiative Grant on Oct. 21, 2021.


Resources for Electronic (EDI) Medical Billing

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

WSI has made available several resources to assist providers in their compliance with the recent requirement to submit medical bills through Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). 


Physical Therapist as Primary Treating Provider

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Medical Provider Pharmacy, Medical Provider Utilization Review, Agency News

The 2021 North Dakota Legislative Assembly enacted a change to North Dakota Century Code §65-01-02(21) adding physical therapist to the definition of health care provider. 


Electronic Fund Transfer Available

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

WSI now offers electronic fund transfers (EFT) as a means of payment to a medical provider for a rendered service. 


New Payroll Reporting Application in myWSI

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WSI recently launched an all new and easier than ever to use Payroll Reporting application for employers.


New Opiate and Benzodiazepine Coverage Limitations

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Medical Provider Pharmacy, Medical Provider Utilization Review, Agency News

The 2021 North Dakota Legislative Assembly enacted North Dakota Century Code §65-05-40, to address quantity and duration limits for opioid and benzodiazepine therapies.


Reminder on Transition to Electronic (EDI) Billing

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

Effective tomorrow, July 1st, 2021, WSI will accept medical bills solely through Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).


Workers' Compensation Coverage for COVID-19 Extended to Include Funeral Service Personnel

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Governor Burgum amends executive order extending workers' compensation coverage for COVID-19 for funeral service personnel.


Check out these new features on myWSI

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Employers can now access their Loss Run reports in myWSI!

Also available on myWSI, employers, workers and medical providers can manage their notifications and alerts. 


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