Who will handle your claims?
The Milwaukee Regional Claim Office will handle your South Dakota claims.
Jeanine Ramstack, AVP
Please direct all general correspondence to:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: PO Box 14139, Lexington, KY 40512
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?
Employer’s First Report of Injury (The report is to be filed with the workers’ compensation commissioner within four days of notice or knowledge of such alleged injury):
If you report the claim via the Internet or by telephone, you do not need to fill out this form. If you report the claim via fax, complete this form, and fax it to Crum & Forster at the fax number provided above.
SD-First Report of Injury or Illness
This form needs to be filed monthly for all payments made, including expenses.
SD-Monthly Payment Report
What is the Waiting Period for Lost Wages in South Dakota?
The waiting period is 7 days and includes Saturday and Sunday. No overtime and no retroactive period.
What is the Choice of Physician Rules in South Dakota?
The employer/insurance company directs medical treatment.
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
South Dakota Workers’ Compensation Website- https://dlr.sd.gov/workers_compensation/default.aspx
South Dakota WC Forms – https://dlr.sd.gov/workers_compensation/forms.aspx