Department of Labor and Industry

Public Contracts/Prevailing Wage

2009 Workers' Compensation Educational Conference

Utilization & Treatment Guidelines in a Workers' Compensation System

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Presentations:
Jerry Keck, Administrator, Employment Relations Division:  Montana’s Workers’ Compensation System—An Overview

Presentation slides (pdf)
Recording
(mp3)

William Nemeth, M.D.--Utilization and Treatment Guidelines—What They Are and How They Are Used in Workers’ Compensation

Presentation slides (pdf)
Recording
(mp3)

William Nemeth, M.D., Katherine Mueller, M.D., Lee Glass, M.D., Teryl Nuckols, M.D., Stephen Levine, M.D.—Panel Discussion on Five States’ Experience with Utilization and Treatment Guidelines

Presentations slides (Dr. Katherine Mueller) (pdf)
Recording (mp3)

Teryl Nuckols, M.D.—How to Select Utilization and Treatment Guidelines

      Presentation slides (pdf)

Stephen Levin, M.D.—Utilization and Treatment Guidelines and the Injured Worker

      Recording (mp3)

Teryl Nuckols, M.D.—Quality of Care in Workers’ Compensation

Presentation slides (pdf)
Recording (mp3)

 In addition, these speakers and other jurisdictional representatives from Washington State and Colorado will address the experience of adopting guidelines in each of their states.

Continuing education credits for healthcare providers have been applied for.

If you have any questions, concerns or special needs, please contact Anne Wolfinger: (406) 444-9012, awolfinger@mt.gov.