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If you have questions or comments regarding any information on the Worker's Compensation website or need an alternate format, please contact us by email at or by phone at (608) 266-1340.

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Councils and Committees

The Worker's Compensation Division has two councils and one committee that assist with and advise on the worker's compensation program. Each entity has its own landing page with additional information, meeting agendas, minutes, and other information.

Health Care Provider Advisory Committee (HCPAC)

The Health Care Provider Advisory Committee was created under SB 474 (Act 172) that Governor Doyle signed into law on March 21, 2006. The purpose of the HCPAC is to establish guidelines for necessary treatment of employees with compensable worker's compensation injuries to prevent unnecessary treatment under 102.16(2m).

Health Care Provider Advisory Committee website

Self-Insurers Council

The Self-Insurers Council is a five-member body appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Workforce Development to assist and advise on the administration of the self-insurance program.

Self-Insurers Council website

Worker's Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC)

The Worker's Compensation Advisory Council was created to advise the Department and Legislature on policy matters concerning the development and administration of the worker's compensation law.

Worker's Compensation Advisory Council website