Workers' Compensation Events & Training

Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops

2019 Colorado Workers' Compensation Educational Conference

Please join the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment's Division of Workers' Compensation as we return to The Broadmoor on March 25-27, 2019 to host the 2019 Colorado Workers' Compensation Educational Conference. This year's conference will Focus on Function as we discuss ways to help those who have been injured on the job return to the highest level of function possible. Together, we will explore ways to reduce costs, improve productivity, and maximize quality of life for our injured workers and our workers' compensation system. Learn more here

Upcoming Provider Accreditation Seminars

Level II Accreditation: March 8 & 9, 2019 - Denver
Level I Re-Accreditation: May 10, 2019 - Denver
Level I Accreditation: September 13, 2019 - Denver
Level II Re-Accreditation: November 2019

Rule 11: The DIMEs Are a-Changin'

The Division Independent Medical Exam (DIME) Program has been in place with little change since 1991 and is an essential function of our state's workers' compensation system. After three years of collaboration with stakeholders, the Division successfully adopted a new rule that addresses the key challenges of each stakeholder. Resources and upcoming training can be found here.

2019 Colorado DOWC Rules 16 & 18 Update Seminars

These sessions reviewed changes to Rules 16 "Utilization Standards" & 18 "Medical Fee Schedule" effective January 1, 2019. The Division hosted two webinars and can both be viewed on the Medical Fee Schedule page here.

Video Presentations

Coverage Enforcement - "Employee vs. Independent Contractor"

Video Series: Industrial Claim Appeals Office & Court of Appeals Updates

Learn more about legal issues in workers' compensation with real-life cases as discussed by a Division of Workers' Compensation Prehearing Administrative Law Judge.
Note: The Case Law Update is offered as an educational and informational program.  The discussions and commentary should not considered a policy statement by the Division of Workers' Compensation or an indication of how the presenters would rule on any future pending cases.

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