If you are injured on the job in the state of Idaho, you are going to have to travel to obtain treatment from various health care providers. This is expense adds to the difficulty experienced by injured employees in Idaho. The Idaho Workers’ Compensation Act and rules adopted thereunder recognize this hardship that is placed on injured Idaho workers. Any miles that you travel over 15 miles to a health care provider are reimbursed by the Idaho Workers’ Compensation insurance company at $0.555 per mile. There is a specific travel reimbursement request that you can find on the Idaho Industrial Commission website.
You can also be reimbursed for your meals if you have to travel long distances to get the medical care that you need. You need to keep receipts for these reimbursements which can be up to $30 per day in state and $46 per day out of state.