Washington is a monopolistic state meaning employers must purchase workers comp insurance directly through a state-operated work comp insurance fund. Coverage is not available through private insurers. The state establishes rates, issues coverage, and administers claims similar to private insurance companies.
Out-of-state employers with employees located in Washington must contact the state's Department of Labor & Industries to arrange for work comp coverage for their Washington employees.
If your business is domiciled outside Washington and you need coverage in this state, call us for assistance. 913-647-5536
There are four monopolistic states: North Dakota, Ohind Wyoming. Here's a useful link for additional details on monopolistic states.