Medical Treatment Guidelines

In an effort to comply with its legislative charge to assure appropriate medical care at a reasonable cost, the director of the Division has promulgated these "Medical Treatment Guidelines." These rules provides a system of evaluation and treatment guidelines for high cost or high frequency categories of occupational injury or disease to assure appropriate medical care at a reasonable cost.

Refer to Rule 17 Introduction (below) for proper application of the Medical Treatment Guidelines.

2015 Medical Treatment Guidelines Seminars 

Medical Treatment Guidelines

Introduction
Exhibit 1 - Low Back Pain (LBP)
Exhibit 2 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome RESERVED.  (Incorporated into Exhibit 5)
Exhibit 3 - Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
Exhibit 4 - Shoulder Injury (SHO)
Exhibit 5 - Cumulative Trauma Conditions (CTC) (Includes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Guidelines)
Exhibit 6 - Lower Extremity (LE)
Exhibit 7 - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)
Exhibit 8 - Cervical Spine Injury (CSI)
Exhibit 9 - Chronic Pain Disorder (CPD)
Exhibit 10 - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)


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Contact Us

Barbara Fahmy, MS
Medical Treatment Guidelines Supervisor
303-318-8760
barbara.fahmy@state.co.us