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Workers' Compensation

If you, as an employee at Binghamton University, sustain an on-the-job injury or illness, you are covered under workers' compensation and are entitled to medical treatment at no cost. Wage reimbursement procedures vary.  Please contact Human Resources for information on your specific situation and follow the procedure outlined below.

ACCIDENT REPORT PROCEDURES

 

(Work Related Accidents and Workers' Compensation)


Employee's Role:

  1. Get first aid or other treatment.
  2. Use ambulance (Harpur's Ferry 777-3333) if you need transport in an emergency situation.
  3. Notify your supervisor as soon as possible if you have a work-related injury.
  4. Inform medical provider that you believe injuries are work-related and send medical information to the State Insurance Fund. Do NOT pay your doctor or the hospital.
  5. Call ARS (Accident Reporting System): 1-888-800-0029, if you have medical expenses or lost time. The ARS Call Center hours are 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday and the Call Center is closed on State holidays. Callers may leave a message after hours and on weekends and holidays. A Call Center Representative will return their call the next business day in order to report the injury or illness and obtain an ARS incident number.
  6. Prescriptions should be filled without a copay by pharmacies by contacting Express Scripts (866-533-7011). When submitting a prescription, you should give the pharmacy the following information
    • The ARS incident number
    • GROUP is: NYSIF
    You will receive a permanent ID card and packet from Express Scripts within 10 days of NYSIF's confirmation of the accident.
  7. Complete the accident report (s). You will need to complete a form CS-13 and an Employee Accident Report (Part I. Numbered 1-22) as soon as possible. Delays in reporting may adversely affect your claim.
  8. Supervisor sends original completed accident report to Employee Benefits and a copy to Environmental Health & Safety (Health Services Building IN-101A).
  9. If you are unable to report for work as scheduled subsequent to the accident, be sure to notify your supervisor and let them know that your absence is the result of your occupational injury.
  10. Supervisor should notify Human Resources.
  11. Return to work as soon as you are able. You will be required to provide a note from your physician authorizing your return. Any return to work with restrictions will require permission from both Employee Benefits and your supervisor.

Things to remember after the accident:

Corinna Kruman

PHONE:  607-777-5959    /  FAX:  607-777-4947

Supervisor's Role:

Other Information:

New York State Insurance Fund

Glendale Technology Park

2001 Perimeter Road East

Endicott, NY 13760

ATTN: Unit 283

Phone: (607) 741-3900

Fax: (607) 741-3918

Additional Notes:

Forms

Accident Reporting Procedures

Accident or Injury Reporting Form CS-13

Confidential Medical Statement for Work-Related Disability

Employee Accident Report

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for a list of frequently asked workers compensation/accident reporting questions.

 

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Last Updated: 6/6/14