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§ 102.7. Abbreviations

When used in this title, the following terms may be abbreviated as follows:

(1) Additional Lost Time–ALT;

(2) Average Weekly Wage–AWW;

(3) Benefit Review Conference–BRC;

(4) Contested Case Hearing (also Benefit Contested Case Hearing)–CCH.

(5) Death Benefits–DBs;

(6) Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation–division or DWC;

(7) Electronic Data Interchange–EDI

(8) Health Care Provider–provider or HCP;

(9) Impairment Income Benefits–IIBs;

(10) Impairment Rating–IR;

(11) Injured Employee–employee;

(12) Insurance Carrier–carrier;

(13) Lifetime Income Benefits–LIBs;

(14) Maximum Medical Improvement–MMI;

(15) Office of Injured Employee Counsel–OIEC;

(16) Post Injury Earnings (also Weekly Earnings After the Injury)–PIE;

(17) Required Medical Exam–RME;

(18) Return to Work–RTW;

(19) Supplemental Income Benefits–SIBs;

(20) Temporary Income Benefits–TIBs;

(21) Texas Workers’ Compensation Act–the Act or the Statute; and

(22) Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission–TWCC or the Commission.

The provisions of this §102.7 adopted to be effective August 29, 1999, 24 TexReg 6488; amended to be effective January 7, 2019, 44 TexReg 98.

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§ 102.7. Abbreviations

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