What are the reimbursable expenses?

The Crime Victims Compensation Program provides funds to the victim/claimant after all other sources of payment have been exhausted, up to a maximum of $25,000. When your claim is approved, payment may be made for reasonable expenses which are the direct result of the crime, including:

  • Medical/Counseling - Payments may be made for physician and hospital services, medicine, counseling, and other approved treatment, subject to a maximum benefit of $2,500 for mental health treatment. Family members of sexual assault or homicide victims may also be eligible for counseling benefits.
  • Wage Loss - Compensation may be provided for lost wages if the victim loses more than one week of work as a result of his/her injuries. Compensation is paid at a rate of 66 2/3% Of the victim's weekly wage at the time of the crime, subject to a maximum of $175 per week.
  • Funeral Expense - Benefits may be paid for funeral expenses up to a maximum of $2,500.

Note: Additional limits on the amount paid by this program may exist.

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1. Who may file a claim for financial assistance?
2. What are the conditions for eligibility?
3. What are the reimbursable expenses?
4. What expenses are not covered?
5. How do I file a claim for benefits?
6. How is the program funded?
7. What is Restitution?
8. How do I request restitution?
9. What happens after an application is filed?
10. Does the offender have to be convicted for the victim to be eligible for compensation?
11. If the victim has an insurance policy, will the program still cover the victim's expenses?
12. What is the Idaho Industrial Commission?