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Division Director

Tanner Holloman

Assistant Director

Andrew Sabolic


Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Workers' Compensation Claims
(800) 342-1741
Workers' Compensation Exemption/ Compliance
(850) 413-1609

Rule Changes & Notices

Draft Rules

Note: The Division has scheduled (1) Rule Workshops or Rule Hearings.

Type Rules Date Location
Hearing 69L-6.007, F.A.C. – Compensation Notice IF REQUESTED IN WRITING: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 9:30 A.M. Eastern Time 1579 Summit Lake Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32317
Subject Area to be Addressed: Updates to forms required by this rule, their posting requirements, and other necessary updates.

A copy of the Notice of Proposed Rule including the text of the proposed Rule may be found here.

If the hearing is requested, a copy of the agenda will be made available.
 

Past Workshops and Hearings

Type Rules Date Location
Hearing 69L-7.020, F.A.C. - Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual Thursday, August 26, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time Via Phone and Internet
Subject Area to be Addressed: The hearing is being conducted to receive public input and consider proposed changes to the above-referenced rule.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone,
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You may also Join via phone at:
United States (Toll Free): 1(877) 309-2073
United States: 1 (646) 749-3129
Access Code: 353-688-309

A copy of the notice may be found here.
A copy of the proposed rule text may be found here.
A copy of the Summary of Changes may be found here.
A copy of the agenda may be found here.

To view the proposed version of the HCP RM containing the updated lists of Maximum Reimbursement Allowances for various medical services, as approved by the Three-Member Panel on December 17, 2020, pursuant to section 440.13(12)(a), Florida Statutes please read and accept the AMA End User Agreement here.
 
Type Rules Update
Workshop 69L-6.007, F.A.C. – Compensation Notice The Division did not receive a request to conduct this Workshop; therefore, the Workshop WILL NOT take place.
 
Type Rules Date Location
Workshop 69L-7.730, F.A.C. - Health Care Provider Medical Billing and Reporting Responsibilities Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time Via Phone and Internet
Subject Area to be Addressed: The workshop hearing is being conducted to receive public input and consider proposed changes to Rule 69L-7.730, F.A.C.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone, https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/645589845.
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): (877) 309-2073,
United States: (571) 317-3129,
Access Code: 645-589-845

A copy of the Notice of Workshop Hearing may be found here.

A copy of the agenda and meeting materials are available here.
 
Type Rules Date Location
Workshop 69L-7.740, F.A.C. - Insurer Authorization and Medical Bill Review Responsibilities Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time Via Phone and Internet
Subject Area to be Addressed: The workshop hearing is being conducted to receive public input and consider proposed changes to Rule 69L-7.740, F.A.C.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone, https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/450963477.
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): (877) 309-2073,
United States: (571) 317-3129,
Access Code: 450-963-477

A copy of the Notice of Workshop Hearing may be found here.

A copy of the agenda and meeting materials are available here.

 

New Rules

Note: This tab reflects Rules adopted within the past 6 months.

Effective Date Rules
08/02/2021 69L-31
Utilization and Reimbursement Dispute Rules
08/02/2021 69L-31.003, F.A.C.  DFS Form 3160-0023 (Petition for Resolution of Reimbursement Dispute)
08/02/2021 69L-31.004, F.A.C.  DFS Form 3160-0024 (Carrier Response to Petition for Resolution of Reimbursement Dispute)

 

Notices

Date Subject
Friday, August 27, 2021 Below is the link to the audio recording of the rule hearing on 69L-7.020, F.A.C. - Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual that took place on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
 
Date Subject
Thursday, July 1, 2021 Below are links to the audio recordings of the rule workshops on 69L-7.730, F.A.C. - Health Care Provider Medical Billing and Reporting Responsibilities and 69L-7.740, F.A.C. - Insurer Authorization and Medical Bill Review Responsibilities that took place on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
 
Date Subject
Friday, June 4, 2021 Revocation of CFO Directive 2020-06
CFO Directive 2020-06 suspended strict compliance with the requirement that workers’ compensation insurers mail informational brochures pursuant to 440.185(3) and allowed such insurers deliver the brochures by other means such as email or facsimile transfer. CFO Directive 2021-04 has been issued and has revoked CFO Directive 2020-06. Beginning June 27, 2021, the Injured Worker Informational Brochure (DFS-F2-DWC-60 and/or DFS-F2-DWC-61) must be mailed to the injured worker pursuant to 440.185(3), Florida Statutes and 69L-3.0035, Florida Administrative Code.
 
Date Subject
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Below is the link to the audio recording of the rule hearing on 69L-31, F.A.C. - Utilization and Reimbursement Dispute Rules that took place on Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

 
Date Subject
Wednesday, May 6, 2021 Below is the link to the audio recording of the rule hearing on 69L-7.020, F.A.C. - Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual that took place on Wednesday, May 6, 2021 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

 
Date Subject
Thursday, March 4, 2021 Below is the link to the audio recording of the rule hearing on 69L-7.020, F.A.C. - Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual that took place on Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

 
Date Subject
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Below is the link to the audio recording of the rule hearing on 69L-31, F.A.C. - Utilization and Reimbursement Dispute Rules that took place on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

 
Date Subject
Friday, January 29, 2021 Below is the link to the audio recording of the Three-Member Panel Meeting from Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 3:00 pm ET

 
Date Subject
Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 3:00 pm ET Three-Member Panel Meeting:  Adoption of recommendations to submit to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House on methods to improve the workers’ compensation health care delivery system.
The DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION announces a public meeting of the Three-Member Panel to which all persons are invited. This meeting will not be held in person.
DATE AND TIME: January 27, 2021, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET
PLACE: Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679
United States: +1 (571) 317-3116
Access Code: 298-656-589
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Meeting ID: 298 656 589
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GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:  Subparagraph 440.13(12)(e)4, F.S., requires the Three-Member Panel to submit recommendations on or before January 15, 2017, and biennially thereafter, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives on methods to improve the workers’ compensation health care delivery system.  The Three-Member Panel will consider adopting recommendations at this meeting.
A copy of the agenda can be found here.
 
Date Subject
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Below is the link to the audio recording of the Three-Member Panel Meeting (Adoption of 2020 Maximum Reimbursement Allowances) from Thursday, December 17, 2020.

 
Date Subject
Friday, December 18, 2020 Statement of Estimated Regulatory Costs (SERC)