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Twelve Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission (AWCC) divisions offer help with the state workers’ compensation system and provide a multitude of services:

--The Adjudication Division has administrative law judges to serve, if necessary, as referees should misunderstandings or disagreements arise.

--Administrative Services distributes and handles the job applications for persons seeking employment with the AWCC.

--The Clerk of the Commission processes all legal filings submitted to the AWCC and maintains current case files.

--Data Processing operates our website, www.awcc.state.ar.us, allowing access to a wealth of information, such as the ability to download forms, advisories, and rules.

--Commission staff will make presentations upon request to civic clubs, chambers of commerce, or other associations. Write the Executive Officer Division about topics, dates, and expected attendance. Offered, among other talks, is a small business forum, which focuses on employers’ rights and responsibilities.

--Health & Safety gives workplace loss control and accident prevention assistance.

-- The Legal Advisor Division is invaluable in helping to understand current law and in aiding unrepresented claimants. The division’s staff attorneys also provide mediation services.

--Medical Cost Containment Division oversees the review of provider bills, changes of physician, and managed care.

--Operations/Compliance researches case history, ensures that employers have workers’ compensation coverage, and issues Certificates of Non-Coverage.

--The Self-Insurance Division works with employers interested in serving as their own carrier for workers’ compensation.

--The Special Funds Division monitors death cases and permanent-total disability cases which insurers have completed, so that anyone still legitimately entitled to benefits receives them in a timely manner.

--And Support Services maintains the Interested Parties List to alert the public to AWCC changes. The division coordinates an annual educational conference, issuing information and registration packets. It also distributes information to the public and provides training to the public.

All divisions administer the functions of the commission under the direction of the Full Commission.

AWCC

State of Arkansas
Workers' Compensation Commission
324 South Spring Street
P.O. Box 950
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-0950
Telephone 1-501-682-3930 / 1-800-622-4472
Legal Advisor Direct 1-800-250-2511
Arkansas Relay System TDD 1-800-285-1131

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