Texas Workers’ Comp Stakeholder Meeting Set for Aug. 27

August 23, 2007

The Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), will hold a stakeholder meeting at 9 a.m. on Aug, 27, 2007. The purpose of the meeting is to provide workers’ compensation system participants an opportunity to comment on the implementation of workers’ compensation legislation passed by the 80th Texas Legislature.

The stakeholder meeting will be held in the Tippy Foster Room at the DWC Central Office, 7551 Metro Center Dr., Suite 100, in Austin. The meeting will not be audiocast, video streamed, or teleconferenced.

The schedule for the meeting, including legislation and topics to be discussed, is as follows:

9 to 11 a.m. – House Bill (HB) 2004 (Professional Specialty Certification)
11 a.m. to 12 noon HB 473 and HB 1169 (Interlocutory Orders)
12 noon to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break
1:30 to 3 p.m. – HB 724 (Medical Dispute Resolution to CCH)
3:30 to 5 p.m. – HB 724 (Sub-claimant)

For more information about the meeting, contact Blanca Guardiola at 512-804-4853; e-mail: blanca.guardiola@tdi.state.tx.us.

Source: Texas Department of Insurance

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