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Advisories & Bulletins

As of September 1, 2005, official updates on the workers' compensation system and the Division of Workers' Compensation will be posted with all TDI Commissioner Bulletins at: http://www.tdi.texas.gov/bulletins/index.html.

As a convenience, links to workers' compensation bulletins will be provided here, as well.

2013 - Commissioner Bulletins (Division of Workers' Compensation)
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0031-13 December 3, 2013 Annual Change to the Medical Fee Guideline Conversion Factors as established in 28 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §134.203 TDI/DWC Commissioner
2012 - Commissioner Bulletins (Division of Workers' Compensation)
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0030-12 November 19, 2012 Changes to Conversion Factors for Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Guidelines 28 TAC §134.203 Medical Fee Guideline for Professional Services Chapter 134 – Benefits – Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges and Payments Subchapter C. Medical Fee Guidelines Division of Workers' Compensation
2011 - Commissioner Bulletins (Division of Workers' Compensation)
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0044-11 November 16, 2011 Changes to Conversion Factors for Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Guidelines 28 TAC §134.203 Medical Fee Guideline for Professional Services Chapter 134 – Benefits – Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges and Payments Subchapter C. Medical Fee Guidelines Division of Workers' Compensation
B-0027-11 June 21, 2011 Passage of House Bill 528, Pharmacy Reimbursement for Pharmaceutical Services, and Pharmacy Informal and Voluntary Network Registration Division of Workers' Compensation
B-0006-11 January 13, 2011 Informal and Voluntary Networks and Health Care Reimbursement after January 1, 2011 Division of Workers' Compensation
2010 - Commissioner Bulletins, Division of Workers' Compensation
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0046-10 November 12, 2010 Changes to Conversion Factors for Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Guidelines 28 TAC §134.203 Medical Fee Guidelines for Professional Services Chapter 134 – Benefits – Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges and Payments Subchapter C. Medical Fee Guidelines Division of Workers' Compensation
2009 - Commissioner Bulletins, Division of Workers' Compensation
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0048-09 November 6, 2009 Changes to Conversion Factors for Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Guidelines 28 TAC §134.203 Medical Fee Guidelines for Professional Services Chapter 134 – Benefits – Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges and Payments Subchapter C. Medical Fee Guidelines Division of Workers' Compensation
B-0010-09 March 4, 2009 Electronic Submission of Proof of Coverage (POC) Information to the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers' Compensation
2008 - Commissioner Bulletins, Division of Workers' Compensation
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0075-08 November 20, 2008 Changes to Conversion Factors for Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Guidelines 28 TAC §134.203 Medical Fee Guidelines for Professional Services Chapter 134 – Benefits – Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges and Payments Subchapter C. Medical Fee Guidelines Division of Workers' Compensation
2007 - Commissioner Bulletins, Division of Workers' Compensation
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0039-07October 10, 2007Recent Workers’ Compensation Legislation from the TexasLegislature (80th Session – 2007) Division of Workers' Compensation
B-0009-07May 1, 2007Medical Fee Dispute Resolution UpdateDivision of Workers' Compensation
2006 - Commissioner Bulletins, Division of Workers' Compensation
Bulletin NumberDate IssuedReferenceSubject
B-0022-06June 19, 2006NEW NOTICE OF INJURED EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIESDivision of Workers' Compensation
B-0006-06March 6, 2006Change in Medicare Conversion Factor for Calendar Year 2006 Division of Workers' Compensation
Bulletins Since 9/1/2005
Bulletin Number Date Issued Reference Subject
B-0072-05 12/20/05 Preauthorization of Physical and Occupational Therapy Commissioner/Division of Workers' Compensation
B-0071-05 12/7/05 Voluntary Networks or "Informal Networks" Commissioner/Division of Workers' Compensation
B-0067-05 10/21/05 Revised Workers' Compensation Classification Relativities and revised table of Expected Loss Rates and d-ratios updating the Texas Basic Manual of Rules, Classifications and Experience Rating Plan for Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability insurance Property and Casualty
B-0067-05 10/21/05 Revised Workers' Compensation Classification Relativities and revised table of Expected Loss Rates and d-ratios updating the Texas Basic Manual of Rules, Classifications and Experience Rating Plan for Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability insurance Property and Casualty
B-0061-05 [PDF]
Forms (Zip)
Forms (Word)
9/30/05 Call for Third Quarter Experience - 2005 - Workers' Compensation Deductible Plans Property and Casualty
B-0058-05[HTML] | B-0058-05[PDF] 9/23/05 Workers' Compensation System Participants - Supplemental Income Benefits Division of Workers' Comp
B-0057-05[HTML] | B-0057-05[PDF] 9/23/05 Workers' Compensation System Participants - Requesting an Interlocutory Order for the Payment of Income Benefits Division of Workers' Comp
B-0056-05[HTML] | B-0056-05 [PDF] 9/23/05 Hurricane Rita - An Extraordinary Event - Workers' Compensation Issues Concerning Hurricane Victims or Evacuees Division of Workers' Comp
2005 Bulletins
Bulletin Number Date Issued Reference Subject
B-0040-05 [HTML] | B-0040-05 [PDF] 8/30/05 Amendments to Dispute Resolution Requirements Commissioner/Legal
B-0037-05a [HTML] | B-0037-05a [PDF] 8/30/05 Medical Billing Timeframes Commissioner/Legal
B-0039-05 [HTML] | B-0039-05 [PDF] 8/30/05 Amendments to Preauthorization and Concurrent Review Requirements Commissioner/Legal
B-0038-05 [HTML] | B-0038-05 [PDF] 8/18/05 Elimination of Field Safety Representative, Hazardous Employer, and Drug Free Workplace Programs effective September 1, 2005 Commissioner/Legal
B-0037-05 [HTML] |B-0037-05 [PDF] 8/18/05 Medical Billing Timeframes for medical billing and payment regarding workers' compensation effective September 1, 2005 Commissioner/Legal
B-0036-05 [HTML] | B-0036-05 [PDF] 8/18/05 Modification required for Letters, Forms and Websites Commissioner/Legal
B-0035-05 [HTML] | B-0035-05 [PDF] 8/18/05 Regarding Appeals of Medical Dispute Resolution Decisions Commissioner/Legal
B-0034-05 [HTML] | B-0034-05 [PDF] 8/18/05 Enforcement; Regulatory oversight and enforcement authority of TDI, Division of Workers' Compensation Commissioner/Legal
B-0033-05 [HTML] | B-0033-05 [PDF] 8/18/05 General Advisory; Rulemaking; Transfer of powers, duties, policies, procedures, decisions and rules of the Texas workers' Compensation Commission (TWCC) to the Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner/Legal
2005 Advisories
Number Posted Subject
2005-03 4/1/2005 The TWCC-73 advisory is being reviewed for technical changes. It will be reposted at a later time.
2005-02 2/24/2005 Revision of the TWCC-6, Supplemental Report of Injury
2005-01 2/24/2005 Notice of Modifications to Plain Language Notices

Advisories prior to 2005


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