Workers' Compensation Benefits FAQ
Does workers' compensation cover just my medical bills?
2. Does workers' compensation cover just my medical bills?
Workers' comp does pay hospital and medical expenses that are necessary to diagnose and treat your injury. But it also provides disability payments while you are unable to work (typically, about two-thirds of your regular salary), and may pay for rehabilitation, retraining, and other benefits as well. For more information, see Nolo's article Types of Workers' Compensation Benefits.