How to Report Work Comp Fraud

The Illinois Department of Insurance has a newly redesigned Workers' Compensation Fraud Web Site.

They provide complete complaint checklists in order to report someone you suspect carrying out Work Comp Fraud.

Below are the pieces of information you need to complete the complaint and email to DOI.WorkCompFraud@illinois.gov

Provide the following information in matters that may involve fraud perpetrated by a claimant:

  • Identity of the claimant

  • Date of injury, if known

  • Type of Injury

  • Activity level with a vivid description of activity

  • Employer, if known

  • Insurance company, if known

  • Secondary employer, if known, or if claimant is self-employed

  • Additional witnesses

  • Complainant must submit in writing, identify themselves, and be willing to testify

If the target is an employer, healthcare provider, attorney, or insurance agent/company, the complainant should provide:

  • Name/address of company or business

  • Relationship to business owner or company if any (employee, partner, etc)

  • Name/address of insurance agent or company

  • Name/address of healthcare provider and dates of treatment

  • Name/address of attorney

  • Synopsis of what they believed constituted the fraud

  • Additional witnesses

  • Complainant must submit in writing, identify themselves, and be willing to testify

You may always contact the Illinois Department of Insurance directly at:

Illinois Department of Insurance
Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit
122 S. Michigan Ave., 19th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
877-WCF-UNIT (877-923-8648)
DOI.WorkCompFraud@illinois.gov

For more information visit - http://insurance.illinois.gov/wcfu/


Dan Zeiler

dan@zeiler.com

708.597.5900 x134

 

 

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