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Revised Draft Impairment Guidelines Released

By J. Todd Foster (Reporter)

Monday, November 27, 2017 | 521 | 0 | 0 min read

After an onslaught of opposition from every stakeholder group, the state Workers’ Compensation Board released revised draft impairment guidelines and proposed regulations on Wednesday. Robert Grey The revised guidelines make wholesale changes to the way impairments would be scored, while the revised regulations would remove all changes proposed earlier to the section dealing with independent medical examiners. That was a sore point for many stakeholders because the original proposal gave IMEs greater sway over injured workers. The regulations were not released Wednesday, and changes...

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