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NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

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Of note is that DWC closed the comment period on September 1st  for its informal working draft of new rules for the Designated Doctor Program.  The stated intent of DWC is to “improve  program transparency, more efficiently recruit and retain doctors, and help ensure that the most qualified doctors are selected for each Designated Doctor examination.” We await formal rule proposal to see what change it will bring to this cumbersome process.

Question: Will the DWC allow its Designated Doctors to evaluate injured workers through telemetrics?

Question: Will DWC bring telemetrics into the dispute resolution process?