DWC frequently asked questions

These frequently asked questions (FAQs), which are posted throughout the site, have also been compiled here by topic for your convenience.

A wide range of topics for specific groups are covered in:
FAQs on disability accommodation
FAQs for employees Spanish
FAQs for employers Spanish
FAQs for claims administrators
Copy Service Fee Schedule:
FAQs About the Copy Service Fee Schedule
Notices regarding DWC transcripts and Public Records Act requests
E-billing and Standardized paper billing:
FAQs on e-billing
FAQs on standardized paper billing
Electronic adjudication management system (EAMS):
FAQs on electronic adjudication management system
FAQs on Jet FILE
Independent Bill Review (IBR):
FAQs about independent Bill Review
Independent Medical Review (IMR):
FAQs about independent Medical Review
Interpreter certification
FAQs about interpreter certification
Lien filing:
FAQs about lien filing
FAQs about 1/1/17 Lien Form
Medical issues:FAQs on medical provider networks:
FAQs on utilization review for claims administrators
FAQs on utilization review for injured workers
Permanent Disability Rating Schedule (PDRS):
FAQs for workers' compensation practitioners' on applying the permanent disability rating schedule
Guidance for Considerations in Rating Impairment from Industrial Cancer
Physician services:
FAQs for Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Fee Schedule
Qualified medical evaluators (QMEs):
FAQs on Medical Legal Fee Schedule
FAQs on QMEs for injured workers
FAQs on QMEs for insurers
FAQs on QMEs for physicians
Supplemental job displacement benefits (SJDB):
FAQs on supplemental job displacement benefits
Workers' compensation information system (WCIS):
FAQs on medical bill payment version 2.0
FAQs on the workers' compensation information system

April 2021