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BWC Policies

This service offering allows you to look up agency policies. The descriptions below will help you better navigate through the policy library.

Claims policy
Policies used for processing workers' compensation claims

Employer complaint policy
Policies that guide BWC staff and customers in resolving an employer's appeal/protest of a BWC decision or application of a policy or rule

Employer policy
Policies regarding employer programs, coverage, payroll reporting, premium payment and other employer issues

Medical policy
Policies for handling specific medical issues subsequent to a claims determination

Vocational rehabilitation policy
Policies for handling vocational rehabilitation program issues and services

Medical resources

  • Billing and Reimbursement Manual - provides guidelines on billing and procedure codes, and covered medical services
  • MCO Policy Reference Guide - provides policies and procedures for managed care organizations to medically manage claims
  • Fee schedule look-up - provides list of fees for services rendered under BWC's current Professional Provider Medical Services Fee Schedule; also includes fees for services where just the professional or technical components were rendered.