Immediately make arrangements to provide the injured employee with appropriate medical care by calling the Managed Care Organization (QUALCARE: 877-822-9368).
Effective October 1, 2008, injured workers may file an application for emergent medical treatment based on "irreparable harm". Once an employer receives services of this application, a response must be made within five calendar days. Therefore, it is critical that you immediately phone your claims administrator upon receipt of this application (see claims contact numbers above).
New Jersey requires the electronic filing of workers' compensation reports. The First Report of Injury (FROI) can be downloaded using the following link under Client Access tab. Complete this form on ALL cases where the employee sought more than first aid treatment regardless of whether the employee lost time from work: