Rules of Procedure Archives

Rule of Procedure

Effective January 1 of Calendar Year

1: General Definitions and General Provisions 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
2: Workers' Compensation Premium Surcharges 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
3: Insurance Coverage 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
4: Carrier Compliance 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
5: Claims Adjusting Requirements 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
6: Modification, Termination or Suspension of Temporary Disability Benefits 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
7: Closure of Claims, Approval of Settlement Agreements and Petitions to Reopen 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
8: Authorized Treating Physician/Independent Medical Examination 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
9: Division of Workers' Compensation Dispute Resolution 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
10: Medical Utilization Review 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
11: Division Independent Medical Examination 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
12: Permanent Impairment Rating Guidelines 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
13: Accreditation of Physicians 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
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 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
15: Vocational Rehabilitation Rules Applicable to Claims   based upon an Injury or Illness Occurring prior to July 2, 1987 at 4:16 p.m. 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
16: Utilization Standards 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

17: Medical Treatment Guidelines Introduction

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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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Exhibit 8: Pathology Laboratory Maximum Fees

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Premium Cost Containment 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Self Insurance 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016