Workers Compensation Coverage Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is workers compensation insurance?

  • Who is considered an employee under Kansas statutes?

  • Do all employers have to carry workers compensation on their employees?

  • Which Kansas employers are excluded from workers compensation?

  • Can employers elect in or out of coverage?

  • What are the employer's responsibilities when an accident occurs?

  • Can I purchase a workers compensation policy from the state of Kansas and if not, who do I contact?

  • Can an employer pay claims out of pocket for worker compensation injuries sustained by an employee?

  • I have further questions and need more information about Kansas workers compensation; where can I go?