DWC Treatment Guidelines to be Implemented January 1, 2020

In accordance with the General Assembly’s 2018 Amendments to KRS Chapter 342, the DWC is in the process of implementing Treatment Guidelines based upon the Official Disability Guidelines (“ODG”), which provide comprehensive integrated evidence-based medical treatment and return-to-work guidelines.  Preliminary Regulations have been issued by the DWC to implement the Treatment Guidelines.  The Treatment Guidelines take effect January 1, 2020.  Please refer to our “Resources” page for the link to the DWC website for more information on the Treatment Guidelines and proposed Regulations.