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2016 DWC Proposed and Adopted Rules

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Proposed and Adopted Rules for 2016
Subject Section Number Proposal Filed Proposal Published Adoption Filed Adoption Published Effective Date
CHAPTER 5: REQUEST FOR CASE FOLDERS AND CERTIFICATIONS OF ACTIONS OF THE BOARD §57.5, §57.10, and §57.15 11/17/16 12/2/16 1/19/17 2/3/17 2/8/17
CHAPTER 152: ATTORNEY FEES | memo §152.3, §152.4, and §152.6 8/8/16 8/19/16 12/16/16 12/30/16 01/30/17
CHAPTER 134: BENEFITS – GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAL SERVICES, CHARGES, AND PAYMENTS Subchapter C – Medical Fee Guidelines
Amended 28 TAC §134.204 and New 28 TAC §§134.209, 134.210, 134.215, 134.220, 134.225, 134.230, 134.235, 134.239, 134.240 and 134.250

repeal
Subchapter C – Medical Fee Guidelines
Repeal 28 TAC §134.202 and 28 TAC §134.302

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3/4/16 3/18/16 6/17/16

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7/1/16 9/1/16
CHAPTER 132: DEATH BENEFITS – DEATH AND BURIAL BENEFITS §132.7 and §132.13 11/18/15 12/4/15 2/29/16 3/11/16 3/20/16
CHAPTER 104: GENERAL PROVISIONS – RULE-MAKING §104.1 11/17/15 12/11/15 2/19/16 3/4/16 3/10/16
CHAPTER 129: INCOME BENEFITS – TEMPORARY INCOME BENEFITS §129.3,  §129.11 9/22/2015 10/9/2015 2/8/16 2/19/16 3/2/16


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