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TX: House Committee Questions DWC’s Handling of Investigations Related to Physician Misconduct
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

AUSTIN, TX - In a hearing on Monday, the House Business and Industry Committee quizzed Commissioner Rod Bordelon and others over why the Division of Workers’ Compensation’s process for enforcement-level investigations broke down, this after... Read More

TX: DWC Revises Instructions For The Work Status Report Form
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) has revised the instructions for the DWC Form-073, Work Status Report. Treating doctors, referral doctors, designated doctors, and doctors... Read More

TX: DWC Rulebook Supplement 2010 Now Online
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Workers’ Compensation Rulebook Supplement 2010-02 containing rules adopted by the Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation in August 2010 is available online from the Texas Department of Insurance, Division... Read More

TX: TDI-DWC Centralizes Processing Of DWC Form-069 And Narratives
Posted on 17 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - No later than March 1, 2011, workers’ compensation system participants must fax all completed DWC Form-069, Report of Medical Evaluation and associated narrative attachments to the Texas Department of Insurance, Division... Read More

TX: DWC Proposes Amendments To Medical Bill Reporting
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) is accepting comment on informally proposed rules to amend 28 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §134.802 and new §§134.800... Read More

TX: DWC Announces August Enforcement Actions
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC). The final actions include... Read More

TX: Commissioner Approves Revised IRO Plan-Based Audit
Posted on 2 Mar 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - On February 8, 2011 the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) posted the IRO Plan-Based Audit for comment. After reviewing comments, Commissioner Rod Bordelon has approved the revised... Read More

TX: DWC Centralizes Processing Of Designated Doctor Reports And Narratives
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - No later than March 1, 2011, designated doctors must fax all completed designated doctor reports and associated narrative attachments, including the DWC Form-069, Report of Medical Evaluation, and DWC Form-073, Work Status... Read More

TX: DWC Approves 12 Companies To Self-Insure WC Claims
Posted on 10 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation (TDI-DWC) approved the renewals of the Certificates of Authority for twelve companies to self-insure their workers' compensation claims for a one... Read More

TX: DWC Wants To Reconsider Payment Of Medical Bills
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) is accepting comments on informally proposed rules to amend 28 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §§133.2; 133.240, 133.250, and... Read More

TX: Division Of Workers' Comp Proposes Revisions To Request For Reimbursement Form
Posted on 11 Mar 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) has proposed revisions to the DWC Form-026, Request for Reimbursement of Payment Made by Health Care Insurer. Health care insurers and... Read More

TX: DWC Asks For Input On Input For Review Audit Plan
Posted on 7 Dec 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) seeks input and suggestions regarding the development of a new Medical Quality Review Audit Plan (Audit Plan). The Audit Plan sets the... Read More

TX: DWC Announces Performance Based Oversight Results For Insurance Carriers
Posted on 10 Dec 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) today announced the results of the latest Performance Based Oversight (PBO) assessment of insurance carriers in the workers’ compensation... Read More

TX: Employers Can Now Report WC Status Online
Posted on 23 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - State law requires Texas employers who do not carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage to report their non-coverage status and work-related injuries and illnesses to the Texas Department of Insurance, Division... Read More

TX: DWC Announces Jan. Enforcement Actions
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC). The final actions include... Read More