Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation is a state-mandated program that provides benefits to employees who are injured or develop an illness as a result of their job.

Benefits may include medical care, temporary disability, permanent disability, and death benefits.

The University of Florida (UF) is self-insured for Workers’ Compensation benefits are covered through the State Risk Management Trust Fund (the “Fund”). Human Resources coordinates this program for the UF campus. Administration of claims and benefits is handled by

UF’s third-party administrator: AmeriSys

After ensuring that an employee receives emergency medical care, AmeriSys, the State of Florida’s medical case management vendor, should also be notified of any work-related medical emergency as soon as possible by calling 1-800-455-2079.

To request a Worker’s Compensation certificate of coverage, please complete the Certificate of Coverage Request Form.

Questions related to personal insurance and Workers’ Compensation should be directed to the UF’s Human Resource Services.