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Workers' Compensation

New! OWCA Cancellation Bulletin
OWCA Assessment Payments
SIB Assessment payments

Mileage reimbursement of .67 cents per mile is effective January 1, 2024, per LA R.S. 23:1203(D)

Please see LWC COVID-19 Updates for important bulletins regarding WC changes while the Governor's Stay-at-Home Order is in effect.

When a medication has been previously approved, a LWC-WC-1010 shall not be required for any subsequent refills or new prescriptions of the previously approved medication within a six (6) month period.

Administrative Procedure Act requirements (La. R.S. Title 49)
Outlook for future of OWCA
Public Meeting Notices
Town Hall Meetings: Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans, Shreveport
District Office Listings
Circuit Courts of Appeal (PDF)
District Boundaries (PDF)
Advisory Council
Medical Advisory Council
Frequently Asked Questions
Employers and workers, find answers to your questions about fighting fraud, medical services, and disputed claims. Also, find answers to general questions about HIPAA, Workplace Safety & Health, and the Second Injury Board.
Links For Employers
Employers, find and download Workers' Compensation forms. Learn about Compliance, Rules & Procedures, Medical Services, Workplace Safety, and view information about the Second Injury Board. Also, get information on Disputed Claims or Reporting Fraud.
Links For Workers
Learn about the benefits you are entitled to as an injured worker. File a disputed claim. Discover how your rights are protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Find out how you can help fight Workers' Compensation Fraud
Report Fraud
Learn important information about Workers' Compensation fraud and how to report it.
Report a Workplace Injury
(*)Mandatory by law effective 1/1/2014: To electronically submit the new First Report of Injury or FROI (formerly the LWC-WC-1007), register at by completing a “New Profile” under “Trading Partner Profile.” Trading Partners must indicate a Filing Method.
Resource Links
Links to board and commission sites, health and safety sites, and Workers' Compensation agencies in other states.
List of Legal State Holidays
Training Courses (Form 1010, OSHA 300, Form 1009)
OWC Downloads (Forms, Publications, etc.)