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Texas Monitor, 4:3 (Fall 1999), Figure 7

Figure 7

Distribution of Completed Workers' Compensation Medical Disputes, 1997-1998

Columnal charts showing that Pre-authorization disputes were at 537 in 1997 and 1351 in 1998, Fee disputes were at 543 in 1997 and 657 in 1998 and Medical disputes were at 162 in 1997 and 321 in 1998.

Source: TWCC Medical Dispute Resolution Information System (MDRIS) database, as of June 1999.

Note: The total number of medical disputes completed between January and June of 1999 was 2,061 for all three dispute-types, indicating that the total number of disputes for the year will be higher than 1998.

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