Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
Allan L. McVey
Insurance Commissioner
Contact Information
  WV Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
  Attn: Claim Services 
  P.O. Box 50540
  Charleston, West Virginia 25305
Physical Address:
  900 Pennsylvania Ave.
  Charleston, West Virginia 25302
Business Hours:
  (Mon-Fri) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
   Eastern Standard Time
Claims Services

Claims Services is responsible for managing the third-party administrator contracts for the Old Fund claims, including State occupational pneumoconiosis claims, that were incurred prior to the privatization of workers' compensation in West Virginia on July 1, 2005; the Uninsured Employer Fund (UEF); the Federal Black Lung program (CWPF) with dates of last exposure prior to January 1, 2006; and self-insured Security and Guaranty Risk Pools.  The third-party administrator is currently Sedgwick CMS.  Claim Services also coordinates the scheduling of the docket for the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board meetings and regulates the submission of claim data via EDI to populate the Claim Index.

If you have an issue accessing any of the information or forms via the links on the Claims Services Division webpages, please contact:

Paul D. Dixon II, MBA
Insurance Program Specialist
Phone: (304)-558-1966, ext. 3114
Email: Paul.D.Dixon@wv.gov
Contact Information for Workers' Compensation Claims

Claims incurred on or after July 1, 2005:

      Contact your employer’s insurance carrier or the number provided on claim related correspondence.

Old Fund Claims, including State Occupational Pneumoconiosis Claims(incurred prior to July 1, 2005):

     Sedgwick CMS   Phone: (877) 925-5580          Fax (866) 828-8550

Federal Black Lung Claims (date of last exposure prior to January 1, 2006):

     Sedgwick CMS   Phone: (877) 925-5580          Fax (866) 828-8550

Uninsured Employer Fund Claims:

     Sedgwick CMS   Phone: (877) 925-5580          Fax (866) 828-8550

Self-Insured Claims:

     Self-Insured Employer/Third Party Administrator Contact Information

State Agency Workers’ Compensation Plan (SAWC):

     Encova: 844-362-6821

Please make safety a priority!
Every individual is responsible for helping ensure his or her work environment is safe and free of hazards. Let us all work to eliminate potential risk. When an unavoidable accident does happen, and there is a compensable injury, please assist the injured worker in receiving timely and adequate indemnity and medical care for the compensable injury. If you do not have a return to work program, consider the options your company has available to assist an injured worker with returning to work.