Director's Interpretive Bulletins - Non Fee Schedule Related Issues

Interpretive Bulletin 1: A Guide to HB 01-1116

Interpretive Bulletin 2: Utilization Review and Requests for Hearing

Interpretive Bulletin 3: Cost of Living Adjustments on Claims for Permanent Total Disability

Interpretive Bulletin 4: Resolving Diverging Opinions When Rating Impairment (Withdrawn - effective August 8, 2012. See,  C.R.S. 8-42-107.2(3)(d).)

Interpretive Bulletin 5: Limited Issue IMEs

Interpretive Bulletin 6: Timely Filing of Position Statements (Withdrawn - effective July 31, 2008)

Interpretive Bulletin 7: House Bill 01-1264 (Withdrawn effective May 20, 2004. See, American Compensation Insurance Company, et al v. McBride and ICAO, _P.3d_(Colo. App. No. 02CA2416, May 20, 2004)

Interpretive Bulletin 8: Insurance Coverage Reporting Requirements (Withdrawn - effective August 8, 2012. See,  C.R.S. 8-44-110.)

Interpretive Bulletin 9: Release of Medical Information

Interpretive Bulletin 10: Use of Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants (Reserved)

Interpretive Bulletin 11:  Follow-up Examination When the DIME Physician determines the claimant is not at MMI, Application of Rule XIV(L)(7). 
Issue resolved. See Williams v. Kunau, __ P.3d __ (Colo. No. 06SC93, November 6, 2006); and Sanko Industries v. Stefanski, __ P3d __ (Colo. No. 05SC814, November 6, 2006)

Interpretive Bulletin 11A: Follow-up Division Independent Medical Examinations  Issue resolved. See Williams v. Kunau, __ P.3d __ (Colo. No. 06SC93, November 6, 2006); and Sanko Industries v. Stefanski, __ P3d __ (Colo. No. 05SC814, November 6, 2006)

Interpretive Bulletin 12: Non-compliance Does Not Equal MMI

Interpretive Bulletin 14: Exercising Independent Medical Judgment in the Workers' Compensation System