Available Resources

A Beginner's Guide to TN Workers' Compensation

A guide along with frequently asked questions are provided for your convenience. You may call the Ombudsman Program of the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation at (800) 332-2667. A Workers' Compensation Specialist will answer your questions or direct you to someone that can. 

Request a Speaker

Invite a representative of the Bureau to speak to your group about workers’ compensation issues or programs.

Workers' Compensation Law: Title 50, Ch. 6

The following is a link to LexisNexis, which lists all Tennessee laws. The site will not allow a direct link to the specific laws of Workers' Compensation, but the site does allow searching by keywords for your convenience.

Coverage Verification

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EDI Guide

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) affords insurers and the Bureau of Workers' Compensation a method of exchanging necessary workers’ compensation claims information electronically and thereby avoiding multiple entries of data into computer systems. EDI is fast, accurate, reliable and cost effective.

Program Rules

In addition to the law, the Legislature permits the Bureau to promulgate rules and regulations in aid of carrying out its mission. Find the various rules that govern Workers’ Compensation in Tennessee.

Open Records Request Rules

Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 10-7-503(g), the following Public Records Policy for the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is hereby adopted to provide economical and efficient access to public records as provided under the Tennessee Public Records Act (“TPRA”) in Tenn. Code Ann. § 10-7-501, et seq.

Contact Us

Visit one of our eight offices across Tennessee or call (800) 332-2667 or (615) 532-4812 for assistance.

The Bureau Bulletin

This newsletter published by the Bureau of Workers' Compensation, highlights breaking news, updates, event notices, job postings, and provide plenty of resources to make it easier than ever to stay up-to-date with what's happening at the Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation.

Medical E-Billing Requirements

Electronic billing, or e-billing, is the exchange of electronic medical billing transactions between providers and payers in the workers' compensation system according to a set of uniform guidelines. In Tennessee, eBilling is mandatory for both payers and health care providers. 

Kids' Chance Scholarship

A non-profit that awards scholarships to dependent children of a parent or guardian who has been seriously, catastrophically, or fatally injured because of a work-related accident.

Kids' Chance of Tennessee is not a Tennessee State Government program.

Unlock the Use of Professional Interpreters

Faced with disputed workers' compensation claims involving limited English proficiency (LEP) employees? Miscommunication can stall settlements and increase frustration. Ensure clear communication and a smoother process by hiring a professional interpretation service for court and mediation. Download our brochure to learn how interpreters can benefit you and your LEP employees.