Audit and Enforcement Unit

The DWC Audit and Enforcement Unit audits insurance companies, self-insured employers, and third-party administrators to ensure that they have met their obligations under the Labor Code and the California Code of Regulations under the direction of the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation. The DWC Audit and Enforcement Unit conducts compliance audits for a random selection of claim files. The Audit Unit assesses penalties and orders that unpaid compensation be paid. This unit ensures that proper benefits are delivered accurately and in a timely manner.

Annual report to the legislature, including the administrative director's annual ranking report

Annual audit performance standard

Audit Program Description

Working with the Audit Unit


File a complaint with the Audit Unit

Availability of Audit Unit staff for training in claims handling issues

Utilization review administrators (URAs)

Laws and Regulations

Audit Unit offices

Los Angeles
320 West 4th Street, 9th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013-1105
(213) 620-2312
160 Promenade Circle, Suite 340
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 928-3180



February 2024