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

DWC holds contested case hearings at the new 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.

2022 Biennial Report
DWC Biennial Report released

Get updates on the state’s workers’ compensation system and our legislative recommendations in the 2022 Biennial Report to the 88th Texas Legislature. Read the full report or get highlights in our report snapshot.

2023 Health Care Provider Boot Camp
2023 Health Care Provider Boot Camp

The DWC staff is getting ready to do some basic training in workers’ comp. Health care providers can register now for a new eight-part boot camp series that starts in January.


Coronavirus resource page

Go to DWC’s coronavirus resource page to learn more information about COVID-19 and its impact on the workers’ compensation system.

Forget the fax!
Forget the fax!

Anyone can upload electronic documents, such as DWC forms, to the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation and get a printable receipt.

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TXCOMP maintenance

TXCOMP will be offline for maintenance from 9 p.m., Tuesday, January 31 to 6 a.m., Wednesday, February 1. To check coverage during the maintenance window, visit NCCI.

News and highlights

Discount Interest Rate Set

DWC has determined that any interest or discount provided for in the Texas Labor Code shall be at the rate of 8.11 percent. The rate is effective January 1, 2023, through March 31, 2023.

DWC updates COVID-19 data call results

To understand the impact of COVID-19 on the Texas workers’ compensation system, on June 2, 2020, DWC issued a mandatory data call with 74 selected insurance carriers. DWC is releasing an updated factsheet with results as of November 2022.

DWC requests comments on designated doctor rules and forms

DWC formally proposes two rules to improve the operation of the designated doctor program.
We are also informally proposing updates to three forms: DWC Form-032, Request for designated doctor examination; DWC Form-067, Designated doctor certification application; and DWC Form-068, Designated doctor examination data report.

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