Workers’ Compensation Claim Kit – Rhode Island

Who will handle your claims?

The New Jersey Regional Claim Office will handle your Rhode Island claims, located at:

305 Madison Ave.
P.O. Box 1973
Morristown, NJ 07962

Phone (888)890-1500
Diane Parrish, Regional Director

How to report Workers’ Compensation claims?

To report via the Internet: Log on to the Crum & Forster website at https://cfconnect.cfins.com. Use your assigned User ID and Password. If you do not have a current User ID, please contact your local Crum & Forster Claims or Marketing resource.

To report e-mail: [email protected]

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.

What forms and pamphlets does the employer need to be aware of?

Notice of Injured Worker Rights and Responsibilities:

Prominently display the notice where each employee is likely to see the notice on a regular basis. The Rhode Island posting notices are available on the Crum & Forster website. Notices should be displayed in English and Spanish.
http://www.cfins.com/claims/workers-compensation-claims/

Employer’s First report of injury form:

RI-Employer’s First Report of Injury

 

Employer’s Wage Statement:

RI-Wage Statement | RI-Report of Earnings

What is the Waiting Period for Lost Wages in Rhode Island?
The waiting period is 3 days total disability only. There is no retroactive in Rhode Island. Payment begins on the fourth day.

What is the Choice of Physician Rules in Rhode Island?
The employee is entitled to the initial choice of physician.

Preferred Provider Organization Network (PPO)

Crum & Forster has a PPO network available. Follow the instructions below to access the PPO Network:

Logon to the website at: https://www-sf.talispoint.com/conduent/cfi/

  • Search by Provider Address, Name or Region
  • Select the Distance, Provider Type and Specialty
  • Results can then be exported to a directory or excel.
  • You can obtain a Map List or text message by selecting a specific provider

Where should all medical bills be sent?

Crum & Forster
PO Box 14801
Lexington, KY 40512

Important Websites

Rhode Island Division of WC- http://www.dlt.ri.gov/wc/

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