Missouri State University
Unless the injury is life threatening, the injured employee must call the CARO number below for authorized medical care. Employees should report all injures to their supervisors and follow their department reporting procedures. Please be aware that work-related injuries are subject to the provisions of the Workers’ Compensation law. Following the directions received at the CARO medical referral number does not guarantee coverage under Workers’ Compensation.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If the injury is life threatening, proceed to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Contact CARO at Contact the
1-800-624-2354 and Workers’ Compensation
to report injury Coordinator, Denise Lofton at 836-5892
Print and complete all forms listed below:
Employees: YOU are the vendor. Please use the name and address used on your IRS tax return.
- Authorization to Release Medical Records – Workers’ Compensation
- Workers’ Compensation Investigation Report – Supervisor Statement
- Employee Injury Report – Workers’ Compensation
The following additional forms may be needed.
- Witness Statement
- Mileage Reimbursement Request
- Eyeglasses Report
- Your Pay While Receiving Workers’ Compensation Payments
Return all signed and completed forms to the Workers’ Compensation Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources, 118 Carrington Hall.
Follow directions given by the referral contact above. After the initial assessment, further treatment may be recommended by the treating physician. All treatment must be authorized by CARO in order to be covered under Workers’ Compensation. Failure to obtain authorization for additional treatment may result in denial of payment by CARO.