Rules of Procedure Archives

Rule of Procedure

Effective January 1 of Calendar Year

1: General Definitions and General Provisions 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

2018

2019 2020
2: Workers' Compensation Premium Surcharges 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
3: Insurance Coverage 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
4: Carrier Compliance 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
5: Claims Adjusting Requirements 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
6: Modification, Termination or Suspension of Temporary Disability Benefits 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
7: Closure of Claims, Approval of Settlement Agreements and Petitions to Reopen 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
8: Authorized Treating Physician/Independent Medical Examination 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
9: Division of Workers' Compensation Dispute Resolution 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
10: Medical Utilization Review 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
11: Division Independent Medical Examination 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
12: Permanent Impairment Rating Guidelines 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
13: Accreditation of Physicians 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
15: Vocational Rehabilitation Rules Applicable to Claims based upon an Injury or Illness Occurring prior to July 2, 1987 at 4:16 p.m. 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
16: Utilization Standards 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

17: Medical Treatment Guidelines Introduction

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

Exhibit 1: Low Back Pain (LBP)

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Exhibit 2: Traumatic Brain Injury 

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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) (Moved to Exhibit 2 in 2019)

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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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Exhibit 8: Pathology Laboratory Maximum Fees

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Exhibit 9: RVU Values and Division Z-Codes

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Colorado Uninsured Employer Fund N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2019 2020
Premium Cost Containment 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Self Insurance 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020