Fee Schedule (Rule 18)

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What is the Fee Schedule?

Section 8-42-101(3) of the Colorado Revised Statutes requires the Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation to annually review the medical fee schedule, which is promulgated in Rule 18. This Rule sets the maximum fees for medical services provided to injured workers covered by the Workers' Compensation Act.

Rule 18

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Exhibit Format
Exhibit 1 - DRGs with Relative Weights, Geometric, and Arithmetic Means PDF
Exhibit 2 - Base Rates and Cost-to-Charge Ratios PDF
Exhibit 3 - Critical Access Hospitals PDF
Exhibit 4 - Outpatient Surgery Facility Codes and Fees PDF
Exhibit 5 - Rural Primary Care Facilities PDF
Exhibit 6 - Dental Fee Schedule PDF

Exhibit 7 - Evaluation and Management (E&M) Guidelines for Colorado Workers' Compensation Claims

  • Evaluation and Management (E&M) Audit Form (New!)
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Exhibit 8 - Pathology Laboratory Maximum Fees PDF

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Division of Workers' Compensation
Medical Policy Unit
633 17th Street, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80202-3626