Medical Treatment Guidelines

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Rule 17 establishes Medical Treatment Guidelines. These Medical Treatment Guidelines are created by the Division of Workers' Compensation using evidence-based medicine, and they address occupational injuries that occur most frequently or incur high costs of treatment. The goal is to establish guidelines for quality care at a reasonable price. There are 9 exhibits to Rule 17 that address different areas or injuries. The guidelines are updated approximately every 5 years.

Please refer to Rule 17 in the resources section below for proper application of the Medical Treatment Guidelines.

Medical Treatment Guidelines


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