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Hotline:  800-342-5354, press 3

The Department of Labor and Industry's Worker' Compensation Division's telephone hotline is available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Specialists from our Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) unit provide free workers' compensation information and assistance to all parties to help prevent disputes from developing. When disputes do occur, the specialists try to resolve them quickly by using dispute-resolution strategies. The ADR specialists can also help you determine if you need to obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage.

  • DLI's Duluth location -- 218-733-7810 or 800-342-5354

A through G (by subject)  

Topic Phone number Location
Apportionment 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Assessment paid to the Special Compensation Fund 651-284-5179 Financial Services
Attorney fees 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Awards 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Benefits (weekly or permanent partial) 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bookstore (order statutes and rules) 651-297-3000 Minnesota's Bookstore
Brochures or written information 651-284-5025 Research and Statistics
Change of physician 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Claim files (to review or copy) 651-284-5200 Copy File Review
Claim petition form questions 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Claim questions 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Compensation rates 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Conference and hearing scheduling 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Coverage -- who must be insured 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Data privacy 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Death at workplace (reporting requirements) 651-284-5041 First Report of Injury form
OSHA reporting requirements
Denial of benefits 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Discontinuance of benefits 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Discontinuance conference request (239s) 651-361-7901 Office of Administrative Hearings
Experience modifications 952-897-1737 Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association
Fatality at workplace
(Reporting requirements)
651-284-5041 First Report of Injury form
OSHA reporting requirements
Federal employees' workers' compensation 312-596-7157
or
866-692-7487
U.S. Department of Labor
Forms:
-- how to complete or what to use 
(not reimbursement forms)

-- annual claim reimbursement forms
-- election to exclude forms

-- online

651-284-5030

651-284-5045

N/A

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Special Compensation Fund

Workers' compensation forms

Fraud: report instances of workers' compensation fraud 651-284-5066
888-372-8366
Minnesota Department of Commerce, Investigative Services

 

H through N (by subject)

Topic Phone number Location
Health care provider complaints 651-284-5173 Compliance, Records and Training
Independent contractors:
-- certification program

-- insurance coverage

-- other questions

651-284-5074

651-284-5045

651-284-5032

Construction Codes and Licensing

Special Compensation Fund

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Insurance verification questions
  
-- online lookup
651-284-5170

N/A

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Workers' compensation insurance verification
Iowa workers' compensation 800-562-4692 State of Iowa
Managed care licensing 651-284-5173 Compliance, Records and Training
Mandatory coverage penalties 651-284-5045 Special Compensation Fund
Mediation 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Medical conferences 651-284-5030 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Medical fee schedule:
-- copies
-- questions
651-297-3000
651-284-5032
Minnesota's Bookstore
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Medical issues 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Motions 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
North Dakota workers' compensation 800-777-5033 State of North Dakota

 

O through Z (by subject)

Topic Phone number Location
Objection to Discontinuance form questions 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Objection to Penalty Assessment form questions 651-284-5030 Alternative Dispute Resolution, Compliance
Ombudsman (DLI) 651-284-5013 Office of Workers' Compensation Ombudsman
Orders 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Penalties 651-284-5030 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Permanent partial disability:
-- copies of schedules
-- general questions
651-297-3000
651-284-5032
Minnesota's Bookstore
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Petition forms 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Policy premium rates 651-297-7161

or

952-897-1737

Minnesota Department of Commerce, Insurance Division
or
Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association
Posters 651-284-5042 Compliance, Records and Training
Qualified rehabilitation consultant (QRC) and job vendor complaints 651-284-5153 Compliance, Records and Training
QRC registration and training 651-284-5083 Compliance, Records and Training
Rehabilitation:
-- copies of current rules
-- conferences, forms and general 
questions
-- rehabilitation services questions
651-297-3000
651-284-5032

651-284-5038

Minnesota's Bookstore
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Rehabilitation Conference Request forms 651-284-5030 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Re-opening benefits 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Reporting a workplace fatality 651-284-5041 First Report of Injury form
OSHA reporting requirements
Request for formal hearing questions 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Return to work questions 651-284-5032 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Rules:
-- copies of current rules
-- questions about proposed rules
651-297-3000
651-284-5019
Minnesota's Bookstore
General Counsel
Second-injury reimbursements 651-284-5045 Special Compensation Fund
Serious-injury or fatality reporting 651-284-5041 First Report of Injury form
OSHA reporting requirements
Settlement of conferences 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
South Dakota workers' compensation 605-773-3681 State of South Dakota
Special Compensation Fund 651-284-5045 Special Compensation Fund
Statistics 651-284-5025 Research and Statistics
Statutes book 651-297-3000 Minnesota's Bookstore
Stipulations 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Subpoena forms 651-361-7900 Office of Administrative Hearings
Subrogation claim orders 651-284-5019 General Counsel
Supplementary benefits reimbursement 651-284-5045 Special Compensation Fund
Uninsured claims 651-284-5045 Special Compensation Fund
Vocational rehabilitation services (for primary denial of liability) 651-284-5038 Vocational Rehabilitation unit
Wisconsin workers' compensation 608-266-1340 State of Wisconsin