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DWC adopts amendments to 28 TAC §116.1 requiring insurance carriers to submit electronic requests for reimbursement from...
01/25/2021

DWC adopts amendments to 28 TAC §116.1 requiring insurance carriers to submit electronic requests for reimbursement from the Subsequent Injury Fund. Learn more at http://bit.ly/116_adopt.

DWC adopts rule to change the definition of appropriate credentials for physicians who perform utilization review, indep...
01/22/2021

DWC adopts rule to change the definition of appropriate credentials for physicians who perform utilization review, independent review, and peer review. More information at https://bit.ly/3sIXu3T.

DWC readopts 28 TAC Chapters 129-137 after a routine rule review. More information at https://bit.ly/2Mckpnq
01/21/2021

DWC readopts 28 TAC Chapters 129-137 after a routine rule review. More information at https://bit.ly/2Mckpnq

COVID testing is still a crucial step to help #slowthespread. Texas has 77 FREE testing centers. Find testing sites at: ...
01/20/2021

COVID testing is still a crucial step to help #slowthespread. Texas has 77 FREE testing centers. Find testing sites at: http://bit.ly/TXCOVID19Testing

#COVID19 #Testing

DWC offices are closed today, Monday, January 18 in observance of MLK day. Offices reopen tomorrow at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Ja...
01/18/2021

DWC offices are closed today, Monday, January 18 in observance of MLK day. Offices reopen tomorrow at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 19.

DWC adopts 28 TAC §133.307 to allow electronic submission requests for medical fee dispute resolution and proposes chang...
01/15/2021

DWC adopts 28 TAC §133.307 to allow electronic submission requests for medical fee dispute resolution and proposes changes to DWC Form-060. Read more at https://bit.ly/35K7DDs.

Interested in becoming a state #workerscomp medical expert? Register for our Designated Doctor 101 webinar on January 22...
01/15/2021

Interested in becoming a state #workerscomp medical expert? Register for our Designated Doctor 101 webinar on January 22. Learn more about the responsibilities of this vital role at http://bit.ly/DD_Cal

DWC extends the data call for information related to COVID-19 exposures and injuries to select insurance carriers until ...
01/14/2021

DWC extends the data call for information related to COVID-19 exposures and injuries to select insurance carriers until June 2021. More at https://bit.ly/3ssk6FG.

Having workers’ comp insurance can cover an injured employee’s medical expenses and lost wages, and may protect a compan...
01/13/2021

Having workers’ comp insurance can cover an injured employee’s medical expenses and lost wages, and may protect a company from devastating lawsuits. Find out more at http://bit.ly/EmployerFAQ

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01/11/2021

Sign up for our email alerts to stay up-to-date with the latest in DWC news at: http://bit.ly/DWC_eNews

Check out next week's #workerscomp health care webinars for useful info on medical billing/reimbursement, January 12, an...
01/08/2021

Check out next week's #workerscomp health care webinars for useful info on medical billing/reimbursement, January 12, and medical fee dispute resolution, January 14. Learn more about the courses and sign up at http://bit.ly/HCP_Cal

DWC is doing a routine review and accepting public comment on all sections within 28 TAC Chapters 140-144, 147-148, 150,...
01/06/2021

DWC is doing a routine review and accepting public comment on all sections within 28 TAC Chapters 140-144, 147-148, 150, 152, and 156. More at https://bit.ly/35etW43.

Even in a Texas winter safety should be taken into account. As we enter colder months, take time to review your safety p...
01/05/2021

Even in a Texas winter safety should be taken into account. As we enter colder months, take time to review your safety procedures for working in the cold. Check out our latest [email protected] for tips http://bit.ly/395BsiC.

DWC offices close at noon today, Thursday, December 31, and will reopen Monday, January 4. Have a safe and happy New Yea...
12/31/2020

DWC offices close at noon today, Thursday, December 31, and will reopen Monday, January 4. Have a safe and happy New Year!

Questions about treating, billing, or reimbursement for your workers’ comp patients? Call 1-800-252-7031, option 3 or em...
12/30/2020

Questions about treating, billing, or reimbursement for your workers’ comp patients? Call 1-800-252-7031, option 3 or email [email protected]. More help at http://bit.ly/WC_HCP

DWC releases its upcoming schedule for 2021 health care provider webinars. New content has been added for existing topic...
12/29/2020

DWC releases its upcoming schedule for 2021 health care provider webinars. New content has been added for existing topics such as billing, reimbursement, and electronic claim submission. Learn more at http://bit.ly/HCP_Cal

If you were injured on the job you have the right to choose your own treating doctor. If you need help, call 1-800-252-7...
12/28/2020

If you were injured on the job you have the right to choose your own treating doctor. If you need help, call 1-800-252-7031 or visit http://bit.ly/WC_finddr

DWC offices are closed today, Wednesday, December 23, and will reopen Monday, December 28. Have a safe and happy holiday...
12/23/2020

DWC offices are closed today, Wednesday, December 23, and will reopen Monday, December 28. Have a safe and happy holiday!

DWC has finalized the 2021 Medical Quality Review Annual Audit Plan. More information can be found at https://bit.ly/34E...
12/22/2020

DWC has finalized the 2021 Medical Quality Review Annual Audit Plan. More information can be found at https://bit.ly/34EE4CH

DWC has set the interest or discount rate at 3.59 percent. This rate is effective from January 1, 2021, through March 31...
12/21/2020

DWC has set the interest or discount rate at 3.59 percent. This rate is effective from January 1, 2021, through March 31, 2021. More information at http://bit.ly/dwc_disintrate

12/21/2020

Despite the changes COVID-19 brought, DWC Claims and Customer Services is still working hard to provide help to those who need it. Call us for help with your claim at 1-800-252-7031, option 1.

12/18/2020
YGTWC: Dispute Resolution

When you have a #workerscomp dispute you may not know the steps to resolve it. This video can help you understand the process.

DWC releases the second round of results from a data call with insurance carriers. This information helps us understand ...
12/17/2020

DWC releases the second round of results from a data call with insurance carriers. This information helps us understand the impact COVID-19 has had on the Texas workers’ comp system. View the report at https://bit.ly/3mvvyfi

DWC and the U.S. Department of Labor release the 2019 Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas report. The report helps iden...
12/16/2020

DWC and the U.S. Department of Labor release the 2019 Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas report. The report helps identify occupational safety and health issues. More at https://bit.ly/2IU9Nbm

#workplacesafety #safetystatistics

DWC has many on-demand webinars for health care providers. In this webinar, learn about telemedicine and telehealth and ...
12/15/2020

DWC has many on-demand webinars for health care providers. In this webinar, learn about telemedicine and telehealth and how to bill for these services https://bit.ly/37bu5ql

COVID-19 testing continues across Texas. Texas Division of Emergency Management has more than 2,400 sites available. Fin...
12/14/2020

COVID-19 testing continues across Texas. Texas Division of Emergency Management has more than 2,400 sites available. Find one near you at covidtest.tdem.texas.gov

DWC releases its annual change notice to the Medical Fee Guideline conversion factors. Updated conversion factors are av...
12/10/2020

DWC releases its annual change notice to the Medical Fee Guideline conversion factors. Updated conversion factors are available at http://bit.ly/2KTmMbj

The 2020 holiday season is here which brings new challenges for workplace safety. Check out our latest Safety@Work newsl...
12/09/2020

The 2020 holiday season is here which brings new challenges for workplace safety. Check out our latest [email protected] newsletter for tips on keeping employees safe during the holidays https://bit.ly/dec8_saw

DWC is accepting public comment on updates to standard form interrogatories used in dispute resolution. More information...
12/08/2020

DWC is accepting public comment on updates to standard form interrogatories used in dispute resolution. More information at https://bit.ly/3goJkPD

DWC is accepting public comment on a revision to DWC Form-153, Request for Record Check or Copies of Confidential Claim ...
12/07/2020

DWC is accepting public comment on a revision to DWC Form-153, Request for Record Check or Copies of Confidential Claim Information. More information at https://bit.ly/dwc_form153rev

DWC seeks input for the 2021 Medical Quality Review Annual Audit Plan. More information is available at https://bit.ly/d...
12/04/2020

DWC seeks input for the 2021 Medical Quality Review Annual Audit Plan. More information is available at https://bit.ly/dwc_mqr21

Due to COVID-19, DWC’s OSHA consultation program is now offering virtual workplace safety consultations. All consultatio...
12/04/2020

Due to COVID-19, DWC’s OSHA consultation program is now offering virtual workplace safety consultations. All consultations are free and confidential. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2z2soN0

DWC releases its 2020 biennial report. This report provides updates on the Texas Workers' Compensation system, as well a...
12/01/2020

DWC releases its 2020 biennial report. This report provides updates on the Texas Workers' Compensation system, as well as legislative recommendations. Use our snapshot tool to view key information in the report https://bit.ly/dwcbiennial_2020

The REG releases its biennial report, analyzing the effect of the 2005 legislative reforms on the Texas Workers' Compens...
11/30/2020

The REG releases its biennial report, analyzing the effect of the 2005 legislative reforms on the Texas Workers' Compensation system. Check our our snapshot for key findings https://bit.ly/dwcreg_2020

After seeking input, DWC finalizes the Utilization Review Agent Plan-Based Audit. More information at https://bit.ly/dwc...
11/25/2020

After seeking input, DWC finalizes the Utilization Review Agent Plan-Based Audit. More information at https://bit.ly/dwc_urapba

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