Division of Workers' Compensation - Emergency Rule on Telemedicine


04/14/2020
Emergency rule on telemedicine
DWC adopted an emergency rule allowing health care providers licensed to perform physical medicine and rehabilitation services, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists to bill and be reimbursed for services currently allowed under CMS telemedicine and telehealth billing codes. Read the memo here.
 

Bulletin on Waiving of Certain Requirements for First Responders
On Friday, April 10, Commissioner Brown issued a bulletin regarding Governor Abbott's decision to waive certain reporting and testing requirements for emergency responders through the duration of the disaster declaration. The 10 day testing requirement in the Health and Safety Code applies to law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS, and correctional officers. Read Commissioner’s Bulletin # B-0019-20 here.

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Aug3

TFPA Governing Committee Meeting
Tremont House, Galveston

Aug4

TWIA Board of Directors Meeting
Tremont House, Galveston

Dec7

TFPA Governing Committee Meeting
Omni Hotel, Corpus Christi

Dec8

TWIA Board of Directors Meeting
Omni Hotel, Corpus Christi