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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

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 8.57 percent. The rate is effective July 1, 2024, through September 30, 2024.

Deputy commissioner receives award for outstanding leadership

Deputy Commissioner of Health and Safety Mary Landrum recently received the 2024 Women in Texas Government Award for Outstanding Leadership. This biennial award honors women in state service who are helping to shape the future of Texas by contributing their notable talents and skills.

DWC seeks comments on employer forms

DWC is accepting public comments on three forms: DWC Form-001, Employer's first report of injury or illness; DWC Form-002, Employer's report for reimbursement of voluntary payment; and DWC Form-006, Supplemental report of injury. 

DWC proposes rules to implement House Bill 2468

DWC is accepting public comments on proposed rules amending 28 TAC Chapters 127 and 131. The amendments and new sections implement House Bill 2468, 88th Legislature, Regular Session (2023). HB 2468 expanded eligibility requirements and created a new qualifying condition and review process specific to first responders for lifetime income benefits.

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.