About the systemwide workers' compensation program

Workers' compensation benefits are available to university employees who are injured on the job. The university employs a system wide multi-faceted program that provides proper benefits to employees whether they are working in California, other states or abroad. The Office of Risk Services is responsible for the administration of the systemwide program which includes:

  • Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Fair treatment of injured employees
  • Third party administrator selection and management
  • Financial management of the program including actuarial evaluation, cost allocation, forecasting, and determination of program financial status
  • Efficient and effective claim administration operations
  • Provides program and claim statistical reports, conducts evaluation and analysis, identifies trends and implements recommendations for improvement
  • Vendor management
  • Insurance purchasing

Each campus, medical center and laboratory has a designated workers' compensation manager and supporting staff responsible for claims management and coordination at their location.