Rules of Procedure Archives

Rule of Procedure

Effective January 1 of Calendar Year

1: General Definitions and General Provisions 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2: Workers' Compensation Premium Surcharges 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3: Insurance Coverage 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
4: Carrier Compliance 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5: Claims Adjusting Requirements 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6: Modification, Termination or Suspension of Temporary Disability Benefits 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7: Closure of Claims, Approval of Settlement Agreements and Petitions to Reopen 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8: Authorized Treating Physician/Independent Medical Examination 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
9: Division of Workers' Compensation Dispute Resolution 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
10: Medical Utilization Review 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
11: Division Independent Medical Examination 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
12: Permanent Impairment Rating Guidelines 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13: Accreditation of Physicians 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
14: Applications for Admission and Payment of Benefits   from the Major Medical Insurance Fund, the Medical Disaster Fund and Request for Benefits from the Subsequent Injury Fund 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15: Vocational Rehabilitation Rules Applicable to Claims   based upon an Injury or Illness Occurring prior to July 2, 1987 at 4:16 p.m. 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
16: Utilization Standards 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

17: Medical Treatment Guidelines Introduction

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Exhibit 1: Low Back Pain (LBP)

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Exhibit 2: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Exhibit 3: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

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Exhibit 4: Shoulder Injury (SHO)

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Exhibit 5: Cumulative Trauma Conditions (CTC)

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Exhibit 6: Lower Extremity (LXT)

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Exhibit 7: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)

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Exhibit 8: Cervical Spine Injury (CSI)

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Exhibit 9: Chronic Pain Disorder (CPD)

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Exhibit 10: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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18: Medical Fee Schedule

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Exhibit 1: DRGs with Relative Weights, Geometric and Arithmetic Means

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Exhibit 2: Base Rates and Cost-to-Charge Ratios

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Exhibit 3: Critical Access Hospitals

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Exhibit 4: Outpatient Surgery Facility Codes and Fees

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Exhibit 5: Rural Primary Care Facilities

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Exhibit 6: Dental Fee Schedule

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

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19: Permanent Impairment Rating Guidelines 2005 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
20: Accreditation of Physicians 2005 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Premium Cost Containment 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Self Insurance 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014