- Schedule Loss of Use Frequently Asked Questions
Schedule Loss of Use Informational Webinars
As part of the 2017 executive budget, Workers' Compensation law §15(3)(x) required the Workers' Compensation Board to implement new Permanency Impairment Guidelines for Schedule Loss of Use (SLU) evaluations. The new 2018 SLU Guidelines took effect January 1, 2018.
The Board's Medical Director and Senior Policy Advisor, Elain Sobol Berger, MD, JD developed training in the 2018 Guidelines' approach to assessing SLU permanent impairment. Case studies demonstrated how to apply the SLU principles and objective criteria in making an SLU determination.
Update to 2012 Impairment Guidelines
Section 9.1 (page 44) and 9.3 (page 47) have been revised in the 2012 Impairment Guidelines.