Workers' Compensation is a benefit provided to employees and documented volunteers who are injured or develop a job-related illness as a result of performing their work duties.

All job-related injuries and illnesses are covered by the Nevada System of Higher Education self-insured program.

Benefits may include:

  • Medical Treatment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Disability Payments

Workers Compensation coverage is available for:

  • Academic Faculty
  • Administrative Faculty
  • Classified Employees
  • Student Employees
  • Casual Labor Employees
  • Graduate Assistants
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows
  • Court Assigned Individuals
  • Resident Physicians
  • Board of Regents
  • Clinical Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Board Members
  • Designated Volunteers

NSHE supports the right of any covered person to file a claim for workers' compensation benefits. Risk Management and Safety supports the program by providing employees, supervisors, departments, and the institution with guidance and liaison services.

The Workers Compensation Third Party Administrator (TPA) makes all determinations involving claims governed pursuant to NRS 616 A-D and 617.

Third Party Administrator (TPA)

The TPA is responsible for making determinations for all workers’ compensation claims. (NRS 616C.065)

The TPA evaluates each claim to determine whether the reported injury is compensable under Workers Compensation. (NRS 616C.065)

The TPA will notify the employee in writing if their claim is accepted or denied. (NRS 616C.065)

If a claim is accepted, the TPA determines what benefits will be provided.

If your claim is denied, you have the right to appeal the denial. (NRS 616C.315)

Third Party Administrator

CorVel Corporation
101 Convention Center Drive, Suite#670
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-699-7020
Fax: 866-450-9339

Managed Care Organization (MCO)

The MCO develops a provider network of physicians and specialists who provide care to injured employees.

Managed Care Organization

CorVel Corporation
101 Convention Center Drive, #670
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-699-7020
Fax: 866-450-9339