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Texas Medical Economic Index Increases

Healthcare providers have alerted the Division of Workers' Compensation that several venders have not incorporated the recent MEI increases for medical bill reimbursement. According to the new fee schedule, the MEI may increase annually. Apparently, some vendors have not updated their software. ...

Overview of Texas Business and Industry Committee Meeting

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford The House Business and Industry Committee conducted a hearing regarding the Medical Quality Review Panel (MQRP) process and specific allegations made by several former Department of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) employees. By way of history...

Texas: Performance Based Oversight

By Stuart D. Colburn, Esq., Shareholder, Downs Stanford The Division held its first Performance Based Oversight (PBO) working group meeting on July 27, 2011. The meeting notes developed by the Division of Workers’ Compensation are attached to this Advisory. I refer you to those notes for a discussion...