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Bureau to host Education Seminar for Physicians and Attorneys

The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the International Workers’ Compensation Foundation are jointly sponsoring a special educational conference for physicians and attorneys focusing on medical topics of particular importance to physicians, attorneys, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and medical and administrative staff. The conference is directed to physicians, attorneys, medical and administrative staff and other professionals who are interested in medical determinations involving Tennessee Workers’ Compensation claims.

Registration is open for the conference which will be conducted Saturday March 24, 2018 at the Sheraton Music City. A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference hotel at the rate of $162, available 3 days prior and post based on availability. Rooms will be held through February 23, 2018, unless this block becomes fully reserved prior to this date.

e-Billing Rules to become effective July 1, 2018

Legislative Changes Have Been Made to Workers' Compensation

A general overview regarding the workers’ compensation legislation passed by the 2017 session of the 110th General Assembly is available for your convenience. Governor Haslam signed Public Chapter 344 into law on May 9, 2017, and it became effective upon signing. For a complete, detailed review of this information and all workers’ compensation bills introduced in this legislative session, please visit

Historical Maximum and Minimum Comp Rate Table