The West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claims Index was statutorily created to be established by the West Virginia Industrial Counsel. W.Va. Code § 23-2C-5(c)
The Claims Services Division is responsible for reviewing and approving applications for access to the Claims Index. Approval may be given to Workers’ Compensation insurance carriers or TPAs. The Claims Index contains basic demographic data to assist insurers in obtaining information from other insurers regarding previously filed Workers’ Compensation claims filed by a specific claimant. Completed and signed applications must be sent to the Offices of the Insurance Commissioner Claims Services Division.