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An improved workers' compensation system for doctors
We've made Texas workers' comp better for doctors.
  • Reimbursement rates between 200 and 250% of Medicare.
  • No training or testing for certain types of doctors.
  • Training resources to support health care providers and staff.

Learn more or call CompConnection at 800-252-7031, option 3.

Parking at the Barbara Jordan Building
Parking at the Barbara Jordan Building

DWC holds contested case hearings at the Barbara Jordan Building in the Capitol Complex, located at 1601 Congress Avenue.

If you are driving to your Austin hearing, you’ll need to plan for parking. There are a few on-street metered spaces near the building and DWC has arranged a limited number of free parking spots for visitors who have hearings. Here’s a video to help you with parking and entering the building.

We're going virtual!  Texas Workers' Comp Conference.
Coming October 2024!

This year DWC begins a fresh approach to amplify our education efforts with our new two-day, virtual Texas Workers’ Compensation Conference: Amplify!

Get updates on our conference webpage and learn about our new year-round CompCourses webinar series.

New dates for OSHA trainings - students in a class
Get them trained!


Our calendar is full of free and low-cost workplace safety classes in English and Spanish whether your employees need OSHA 30 or OSHA 10-Hour Course cards.

Register now

News and highlights

Adopted rule on medical billing complaints

DWC has adopted amendments to 28 Texas Administrative Code Section 180.2, concerning filing a complaint. The amendments ensure that no health care provider or agent can use DWC’s complaint process to bypass the medical fee dispute resolution filing deadline in 28 TAC Section 133.307(c). The restriction does not apply to a health care provider submitting a complaint under Insurance Code Chapter 1305.

Preventative treatment claims handling

DWC has issued a memo reminding insurance carriers about rules associated with preventative treatment related to a physical injury and workers’ compensation claims handling.

Vision
The nation’s best care and services for injured employees and their employers.

Mission
Regulate Texas workers’ compensation efficiently, educate system participants, and achieve a balanced system in which everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect.