Texas Workers’ Comp Rulebook Supplement 2006-06 Available Online

January 12, 2007

Rulebook Supplement 2006-06 containing rules adopted by the Texas Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation is available online from the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), Division of Workers’ Compensation.

The supplement can be printed from the TDI Web site at www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/rules/tableofcontents/supplements.html.

To purchase a hard copy of the rulebook supplement or a complete set of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act and Division Rules, contact the Division’s Publications Section at 512-804-4240.

Supplement 2006-06 contains new and repealed rules and a correction to a rule, which were published in the Texas Register on Dec. 15 and 22, 2006:

CHAPTER 102 – Practices and Procedures – General Provisions
§102.1 Electronic Formats for Electronic Claim Data Request and Report (New)

CHAPTER 133 – Medical Billing and Processing
Subchapter D – Dispute and Audit of Bills by Insurance Carriers
§133.305 Medical Dispute Resolution – General (Repeal)
§133.305 MDR – General (New)
§133.307 Medical Dispute Resolution of a Medical Fee Dispute (Repeal)
§133.307 MDR of Fee Disputes (New)
§133.308 Medical Dispute Resolution by Independent Review Organizations (Repeal)
§133.308 MDR by Independent Review Organizations (New)

CHAPTER 130 – Impairment and Supplement Income Benefits [Correction]
Subchapter A – Impairment Income Benefits
§130.6 Designated Doctor Examinations for Maximum Medical Improvement and/or Impairment Ratings

Source: Texas DWC

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