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Welcome to Workers' Compensation!

Pursuant to Public Act 97-895

The administration of the State Employee Workers' Compensation Program is being transitioned to a third party administrator. A competitive procurement was conducted and the third party administrator is Tristar Risk Enterprise Management Inc. Tristar is an experienced third party administrator that provides claims and administration services to corporate and governmental entities across the United States.

As a state entity, Eastern Illinois University is covered by the Tristar Risk Enterprise Management Inc. Tristar has the statutory responsibility to administer the workers' compensation program for State of Illinois employees.

Effective March 16, 2013the new phone number for reporting all new reports of injury that may result in a workers' compensation claim:


The Department of Human Resources has been assigned coordinator duties to assure as smooth a process as possible when filing a workers' compensation claim.