DWC holds contested case hearings at the new Barbara Jordan Building in the Capitol Complex, located at 1601 Congress Avenue.
If you are driving to your Austin hearing, you’ll need to plan for parking. There are a few on-street metered spaces near the building and DWC has arranged a limited number of free parking spots for visitors who have hearings. Here’s a video to help you with parking and entering the building.
Our calendar is full of free and low-cost workplace safety classes in English and Spanish whether your employees need OSHA 30 or OSHA 10-Hour Course cards.
News and highlights
DWC is accepting public comments on a proposed rule amending 28 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 166, eliminating overly burdensome reporting requirements for insurance companies regarding their accident prevention services.
DWC is seeking stakeholder input on future rulemaking projects. Complete this form to submit a suggestion for new rules or revisions to DWC's existing rules.
DWC has published the 2024 Insurance Carrier Performance Based Oversight Assessment Plan. DWC regularly evaluates insurance carriers and health care providers for compliance with Texas Labor Code §402.075 and 28 Texas Administrative Code §180.19.
DWC has adopted the Medical Quality Review Calendar Year 2024 Annual Audit Plan, which sets the priorities for medical quality review audits during the upcoming year. This includes the scope, methodology, selection criteria, and program area responsibilities described in the Medical Quality Review Process.
DWC has released the 2023 Health Care Provider Performance Based Oversight assessment results and a list of the health care provider tier placements. DWC regularly evaluates insurance carriers and health care providers for compliance with Texas Labor Code §402.075 and 28 Texas Administrative Code §180.19.
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