2950 PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS COMPENSATION CASES – SCOPE
2950.1 Sections 2950 through 2969 contain the Rules for OAH hearings of appeals of certain Public Sector Workers Compensation decisions of the District of Columbia Office of Risk Management (ORM).
2950.2 If Sections 2950 through 2969 do not address a procedural issue, the Rules in Chapter 28 (Office of Administrative Hearings: Rules of Practice and Procedure) of this title apply.
2950.3 Beginning October 31, 2016, OAH shall hear the following appeals from ORM.
a) Initial awards for or against compensation benefits pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 1-623.24(b);
b) Final decisions concerning the necessity, character or sufficiency of medical care or services following an appeal of a utilization review pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 1-623.23(a-2)(4);
c) Modifications of awarded benefits pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 1-623.24(d); and
d) Requests for determinations of whether a claimant has a permanent disability pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 1-623.06a.
SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 64 DCR 6616 (July 14, 2017).