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2017 Website Update Workers' Compensation Listing

Complete Website Update Workers' Compensation Listing
Date Item /Information
December 14, 2017 Texas workers’ compensation costs down 63% since 2005
December 12, 2017 Wichita Falls company earns safety award
December 7, 2017 Pflugerville Company Earns Safety Award
December 1, 2017 COMMISSIONER'S BULLETIN # B-0041-17 - Annual Change to the Medical Fee Guideline Conversion Factors as Established in Title 28 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §134.203
November 30, 2017 Amendments to Various Division Forms to Implement HB 2111
November 21, 2017 Input Needed for Development of the Medical Quality Review CY 2018 Annual Audit Pla
November 20, 2017 Input Needed for Development of Lumbar Spine Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Plan-Based Audit
November 17, 2017 Informal Posting: Revisions to DWC Form-005 Notice of No Coverage or Termination of Coverage
November 3, 2017 Performance Based Oversight 2018 Assessment Insurance Carriers Methodology
November 3, 2017 TDI-DWC Finalizes the Designated Doctor Plan-Based Audit
November 1, 2017 Second Informal Posting: Amended 28 TAC §127.5, Scheduling Designated Doctor Appointments
October 30, 2017 Adjusted Gross Annual Payroll Requirement Determined for Coverage of Seasonal Workers
October 20, 2017 New DWC prosecution unit gets indictments for health care fraud
October 2, 2017 2017 Workers' Compensation Network Report Card
September 28, 2017 Outcome Comparisons of Return to Work Rehabilitation Programs by Accreditation Status
September 26, 2017 Discount Rate and Interest Rate Determined for October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017
September 25, 2017 Workers’ Compensation Weekly Benefit Rates Set for October 1, 2017, Through September 30, 2018
September 25, 2017 DWC rule helps expand the use of telemedicine in workers’ compensation system
September 22, 2017 New 28 Texas Administrative Code §133.30, Telemedicine Services
September 19, 2017 DWC Austin office moves to new location October 23
September 19, 2017 Input Needed for Development of Designated Doctor Plan-Based Audit
September 7, 2017 Workers’ comp training offered to San Antonio medical office staff
September 7, 2017 Finalized Amendments to Plain Language Notices
September 5, 2017 San Angelo Company Earns Safety Award
August 29, 2017 Commissioner's Bulletin #B-0020-17 - Hurricane Harvey – an extraordinary event; Workers’ compensation issues concerning hurricane victims or evacuees
August 28, 2017 Hurricane Harvey Resources / Recursos para el Huracán Harvey
August 18, 2017 Informal Posting: Amended 28 TAC §§127.1, 127.5, 127.10, 127.100, 127.110, 127.130, 127.140, and 127.220, regarding Designated Doctor Procedures and Requirements
August 2, 2017 Finalized DWC Form-045: Request to Schedule, Reschedule, or Cancel a Benefit Review Conference, or to Proceed Directly to Contested Case Hearing (CCH)
July 19, 2017 Workers’ comp training offered to Houston medical office staff
June 28, 2017 Workers’ comp training offered to Lubbock medical office staff
June 27, 2017 Discount Rate and Interest Rate Determined for July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017
June 21, 2017 DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on August 3 in Waco
June 16, 2017 Informal Posting: Amended 28 TAC § 134.500, regarding Definitions; amended 28 TAC §134.530, Requirements for Use of the Closed Formulary for Claims Not Subject to Certified Networks; amended 28 TAC § 134.540, Requirements for Use of the Closed Formulary for Claims Subject to Certified Networks
June 15, 2017 DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on July 25 in Fort Worth area
June 8, 2017 DWC improves letters to injured employees
June 8, 2017 Amending the DWC Form-045: Request to Schedule, Reschedule, or Cancel a Benefit Review Conference
June 6, 2017 San Marcos Company Earns Safety Award
May 24, 2017 East Texas Companies Earn Safety Award
May 19, 2017 Baseline Evaluation of the Utilization and Cost Patterns of Compounded Drugs (full report | PowerPoint presentation)
May 19, 2017 Workers' Compensation Research and Evaluation Group – 2017 Research Agenda | memo
April 25, 2017 DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on May 16 in Denton
April 19, 2017 DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on June 1 in El Paso
April 12, 2017 Amending Plain Language Notices
April 4, 2017 Workers’ comp training offered to Dallas medical office staff
March 28, 2017 Discount Rate and Interest Rate Determined for April 1, 2017, through June 30, 2017
March 22, 2017 Two-step program speeds resolution of many workers’ comp disputes
March 14, 2017 DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on April 18 in Tyler
March 14, 2017 DWC now offers two ways to submit claims documents electronically
March 7, 2017 DWC Finalizes the Medical Quality Review CY 2017 Annual Audit Plan
March 6, 2017 Seven companies re-certified to self-insure for workers’ compensation claims
February 28, 2017 Finalized Forms to Remove the Social Security Number or to Request Only the Last Four Digits of the Social Security Number
February 24, 2017 Workers’ Compensation Research and Evaluation Group Proposed FY 2017 Research Agenda
February 17, 2017 DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on March 7 in San Antonio
February 10, 2017 Workers’ comp training offered to Laredo medical office staff
February 2, 2017 Grace Period for Non-subscriber Reporting
January 27, 2017 Adoption: Repeal of 28 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 57
January 19, 2017 Prepare for Attorney Fees Change on January 30, 2017
January 4, 2017 10 Companies Re-Certified to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims

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