Colorado Uninsured Employer Fund

The Colorado Uninsured Employer (CUE) Fund exists to provide financial assistance to individuals injured while working for employers who did not carry workers’ compensation insurance. 


Am I eligible? 

  • Injury occurred on or after January 1, 2020
  • Injured while working as an employee for an uninsured employer
  • Have a final order from a judge finding that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits 
  • Not eligible for CUE Fund benefits? Click here.


How do I apply to the CUE Fund? 


What information will I need to apply?  

  • Workers’ compensation number
  • Contact information
  • Date of birth
  • Employer name, address, and contact information
  • Medical information related to the injury (for example, bills, doctor contact info)

What happens if my application is accepted?

  • A claims adjuster will contact you to discuss your claim
  • You may be assigned a new doctor
  • You will be told what benefits the CUE Fund will pay
  • Your employer will still owe you any benefits not paid by the CUE Fund

Current benefit level 

The CUE Fund is overseen by an independent board. Each year the board issues an annual report setting benefit levels. View the most recent Benefit Report here

Medical Benefits Available


What if I have questions?

Call us at 303-318-8700 or email cdle_workers_compensation@state.co.us.


Contact information

Colorado Uninsured Employer Fund | 633 17th Street, Suite 400 | Denver, CO 80202

David Gallivan
Board Liaison
303-318-8700 (Metro Area)
303-318-8710 (Fax)
1-888-390-7936 (Toll-Free)
cdle_workers_compensation@state.co.us