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How to Process Your Workers Compensation Insurance Claim

The following are steps needed to insure your claim is processed in a timely manner:

  1. Immediately report your injury to your supervisor and pick up an Injury Packet from the Health and Safety Department. Dean Henry at 360-716-4439,  Tawnya Baggarley at 360-716-4440 or Summer White at 360-716-4441.

  2. Seek medical attention.
    Important:Your employer / Tribal First reserves the right to direct your care to a provider of their choice. Please check with your employer, before seeking medical attention, to verify whether or not a provider has already been selected.

  3. Have the attending physician complete the Physicians Initial Report included in your accident packet. You may leave this form with your physician, and he/she will forward it to the insurance company listed on the form. Your attending physician should also complete the Return to Work Authorization Form. This form needs to be returned to the Health and Safety Department to be forwarded to Tribal First with your Accident Report.

  4. Complete the upper portion of the Accident Report. This should be completed within two days of the injury. Return the completed form to the Health and Safety Department. The Health and Safety Department will complete the bottom portion of the accident report and forward to Tribal First.

    As soon as Tribal First receives your completed Accident Report, your claim will be processed and a claim number assigned. If Tribal First does not receive a completed form, time loss or medical benefits cannot be provided.

If you have any questions regarding the completion of this packet, please contact the Health and Safety Department. You may contact the claims examiner for additional information at Tribal First at 1-877-777-8039.