TDI-DWC Hosts Educational Sessions on New and Amended Designated Doctor Rules and Forms
Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) is hosting educational sessions entitled New and Amended Designated Doctor Rules and Forms at its field offices around the state in September and October 2012. The educational sessions are for all Texas workers’ compensation participants, including: injured employees, designated doctors, health care providers, medical office staff, insurance carriers, claim adjusters and attorneys.
This educational seminar will provide detailed information regarding new and amended rules recently adopted by the Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation affecting designated doctor scheduling, certification and qualification that become effective September 1, 2012. The training will also provide information on recently adopted forms used in the designated doctor process and for use on and after September 1, 2012. These forms include revised DWC Form-032, Request for Designated Doctor Examination; new DWC Form-067, Designated Doctor Certification Application; and new DWC Form-068, Designated Doctor Examination Data Report.
For more details on the educational sessions, visit the TDI-DWC Events and Training Calendar on the TDI website at www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/events/index.html.