Kansas Department of Administration

What is Workers Compensation?

It is compensation provided by the employer for a personal injury caused by an accident arising out of and in the course of employment. Employees who sustain compensable injuries from an accident injury or occupational disease may be entitled to:

  • Payment for reasonable and necessary medical treatment that is authorized to treat the job-related injury or illness;

  • Disability compensation to replace part of the wages lost due to a disability;

  • Survivors benefits if death results.

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