PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart DI – Disability InsuranceChapter 521 – Workers' Compensation/Public Disability Benefit (WC/PDB) OffsetSubchapter 20 – State Specific Workers' Compensation (WC) ProceduresTransmittal No. 37, 02/06/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal (QAT). These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
DI 52120.035 Colorado Workers’ Compensation (WC)
A. Policy on Colorado Workers' Compensation (WC)
In NOTE; Added (see link below) for WC State Maximum rates.
Corrected link in 4th bullet to Colorado WC Website
Added link to Colorado State WC maximums.
Colorado WC payments are made under a reverse offset plan.
Code the claim “RJ”. Do not impose offset in Colorado WC cases.
NOTE: Per instructions in DI 52105.001E.1. "Verifying the existence of reverse offset plans," an allegation of receipt of Colorado WC does not require verification. If the amount of WC is unknown, but must be coded to propagate the MCS screen path, input the WC State maximum rate (see link below) as of the date of injury and include a remark in MCS to explain the WC rate coded.
DI 52105.001B - Approved Reverse Offset Plans
DI 52105.001E - Verifying Reverse Offset Plans
DI 52165.010 - How to Complete WC/PDB ICF Screens
Compensation Department of Labor Website
Colorado WC State Maximum Rates