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Official Disability Guidelines

ODG Training Video

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About the ODG

On July 1, 2013, the Work Loss Data Institute’s (WLDI) Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) will go into effect in New Mexico under Part 7 of the WCA Rules for the treatment of workers' compensation injuries. All medical services rendered for recommended treatment contained in the most recent edition of Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) are presumed reasonable and necessary.


  To view ODG FAQs click here

Subscription Licenses

  • NM health care providers and attorneys practicing workers’ compensation qualify for license
  • Exceptions will be granted on a case-by-case basis by the WCA
  • Please be prudent in the number of licenses requested
  • The WCA reserves the right to limit the number of licenses per entity/organization
  • The WCA may need to redistribute licenses to maximize access
Click here for more information. The order form is available here.

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