Workers’ Compensation Claim Kit – New Mexico

Who will handle your claims?
New Mexico claims are handled by a Third Party Administrator

Broadspire, a Crawford company
6001 Indian School Rd NE, Ste 410
Albuquerque, NM  87110

Phone:  505-938-3200
Toll-Free:  800-436-0139
Fax:  678-937-8346

Billing Address:
PO Box 14348
Lexington, KY  40512-4348

The state of New Mexico requires that the adjusters handling NM claims be located in the state of NM.

How to Report Workers’ Compensation Claims?
Although Broadspire handles our NM claims, the claims should be reported to the Dallas, TX office, located at:

To report e-mail: crumandforsternol@cfins.com
To report via fax: 1-877-622-6218
To report claims via telephone: 1-800-690-5520
(7 day/24 hour toll free reporting line for all states)

In the event of a serious or fatal injury, notify the local claim office immediately by telephone.
Phone:
(800)527-5331
Mike Hicks, Regional Director

What forms does the employer need to be aware of?

WCA Posting Notice – D1 – Informational Poster (Posting Notice)
Prominently display the notice where each employee is likely to see the notice on a regular basis.

Employer’s First Report of Injury
See the filing instructions on page two for requirements.

NM -FROI

A1 – New Mexico Quick Facts

NM- WC quick facts- Form A1-rev 2007

B1 – New Mexico – What to do after an Accident

B1 – NM What to do after an Accident

What is the Waiting Period for Lost Wages in New Mexico?
The waiting period is 7 days. If the employee is off for more than 4 weeks, the first 7 days are paid retroactively.

What is the Choice of Physician Rule in New Mexico?
The employer/insurer has the option to control provider choice either during the first 60 days following the injury or, if the employee makes the initial choice, after this initial 60-day period.

*You may contact Broadspire at 505-296-2922 to obtain recommended providers.

Important Websites

State of New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration- https://workerscomp.nm.gov/

New Mexico W/C Forms- https://workerscomp.nm.gov/NMWCA-Forms

Multi-State Information- http://www.workerscompensation.com/