Workers Compensation FAQs

The Kansas Department of Labor Workers Compensation Division is responsible for the administration of the Kansas Workers Compensation laws and rules. The division focuses on ensuring employees injured at work, employers, health care providers and insurance carriers receive timely, impartial and fair claim resolution.

null I filed a request for review of a Preliminary Hearing Order. Now what?

Once a request for review of a Preliminary Hearing Order is filed with the Board, the Board will mail an acknowledgement of the application and briefing schedule to all parties. The appellant has 10 days from the date the application is filed to file a brief. Once the brief is filed, the appellee has 10 days to respond. The case then goes to a Board member to draft a decision for Board review. Reviews of preliminary orders are conducted without oral argument.