TWCC Rulebook Supplement 2002-06 Available Online

January 16, 2003

The Workers’ Compensation Act and Commission Rulebook Supplement 2002-06 of workers’ compensation rules is now available online from the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission. The rulebook can be updated with the amended rules by printing supplements from the Commission’s Web site at, under “Commission Rules”.

Supplement 2002-06 contains the amended rules adopted at the December 12, 2002 public meeting:
Chapter 133 General Medical Provisions
Chapter 133.305 Medical Dispute Resolution – General
Chapter 133.307 Medical Dispute Resolution of a Medical Fee Dispute
Chapter 133.308 Medical Dispute Resolution By Independent
Review Organizations
Chapter 134 Benefits—Guidelines For Medical Services, Charges, and Payments
Chapter 134.502 Pharmaceutical Services
Chapter 134.600 Preauthorization, Concurrent Review, and Voluntary Certification of Health Care

Most supplements will appear on the Web site prior to becoming effective. The supplements are in PDF format and can be printed by following the directions given on the Web site under “How do I update my 8 ½” by 11″ rulebook?”

To purchase a hard copy of the supplements or complete set of the Workers’ Compensation Act and Commission Rules contact the Commission’s Publications Section at (512) 804-4244.

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