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Division Director

Molly C. Merry

Risk Management
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0336
Main Number
(850) 413-3120



State Employee Workers' Compensation Claims

The Bureau of State Employee Workers’ Compensation Claims is responsible for the administration of all workers’ compensations claims filed by state employees and volunteers who are injured on the job. The Bureau typically receives approximately 12,000 new claims each year and is primarily responsible for ensuring that covered individuals receive timely benefits, while safeguarding the State from instances of fraud, waste, and abuse.

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Statutes Ch.440,F.S.

Claims Reporting
(as of 01/01/2014)
(for State of Florida Employees)
Report all claims to AmeriSys
at 1-800-455-2079

Unit 1

Permanent & Total Unit
Mickey Lowers
(850) 413-4824
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Unit 2

Universities & Other Unit
Sam Walker
(850) 413-4808
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Unit 3

Presumption Unit
Dana Winkler
(850) 413-4804
Click to E-mail

Fraud Reporting:

  • Please click here to fill out a form to report the Insurance Fraud
  • You can also report claims at (850) 413-3122


Claims Reporting: additional information

  • Report all claims to AmeriSys at1-800-455-2079.
  • In a medical emergency, transport the injured employee to the nearest medical facility or call 911 for emergency assistance.
  • Following the arrangement of emergency medical treatment for the injured employee, contact AmeriSys at 1-800-455-2079.
  • If the injury does not require emergency treatment, contact AmeriSys at 1-800-455-2079 immediately and prior to obtaining medical treatment.
  • AmeriSys will refer the injured employee to an appropriate medical provider from the AmeriSys clinician panel. AmeriSys provides this service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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