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 (The Denver seminar is now full.)

Medical Treatment Guidelines

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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Barbara Fahmy, MS
Medical Treatment Guidelines Supervisor