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Workers’ Compensation Program

Who’s Covered

  • An employee is eligible for benefits when covered while working or performing work tasks; when the injury or illness arises out of and in the course of his or her employment, including when traveling in a government vehicle or of mode transportation while performing District of Columbia business.

How to File a Claim

1. Submit Notice of Injury within thirty (30) days of the injury to the Immediate Supervisor and the Public Sector Workers' Compensation Program (PSWCP). Please note that the Program will not authorize or pay any medical expenses until a claim for Compensation has been filed and accepted by the PSWCP. You must provide Form 2 to your supervisor to complete. 

2. Once the PSWCP recives the employee's Form 1 and Employing Agency's Form 2, the PSWC will provide the Claimant with a Compensation Claim Packet (CCP). 

3. Complete and submit the Compensation Claim Packet to the PSWCP. The Compensation Claim Packet will include the following required documents:

Please note that a claim will not be deemed filed until the Program receives all of the required documents. 

4. Once a claim is filed, you will receive an acknowledgement form. the PSWCP will review the claim and issue a decision within 30 days, absent extraordinary circumstances. 

More Information

Service Contact: 
Office of Risk Management
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 727-8600
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8319
Contact TTY: 
711
Contact Suite #: 
800 South
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Service Location: 

441 4th Street, NW

GIS Address: 
441 4th Street, NW
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Zip: 
20001