DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
WORKERS’ DISABILITY COMPENSATION AGENCY
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION HEALTH CARE SERVICES
Filed with the secretary of state on November 1, 2021
These rules take effect immediately upon filing with the secretary of state unless
adopted under section 33, 44, or 45a(9) of the administrative procedures act of 1969,
1969 PA 306, MCL 24.233, 24.244, or 24.245a. Rules adopted under these sections
become effective 7 days after filing with the secretary of state.
(By authority conferred on the workers’ disability compensation agency by sections 205
and 315 of the worker’s disability compensation act of 1969, 1969 PA 317, MCL
418.205 and 418.315, section 33 of t he administrative procedures act of 19 69 , 1969
PA 306, M C L 24 . 23 3 , an d Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1982-2, 1986-
3, 1990-1, 1996-2, 2003-1, 2011-4, and 2019-13, MCL18.24, 418.1, 418.2, 445.2001,
445.2011, 445.2030, and 125.1998)
R 418.10101, R 418.10106, R 418.10107, R 418.10108, R 418.10116, R 418.10202, R
418.10207, R 418.10208, R 418.10901, R 418.10904, R 418.10926, R 418.101002, R
418.101003, R 418.101003a, R 418.101004, R 418.101010, R 418.101204, R
418.101206, and R 418.101303 of the Michigan Administrative Code are amended, as
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
R 418.10101 Scope.
Rule 101. (1) These rules do all of the following:
(a) Establish procedures by which the employer shall furnish, or cause to be furnished, to
an employee who receives a personal injury arising out of and in the course of employment,
reasonable medical, surgical, and hospital services and medicines, or other attendance or
treatment recognized by the laws of the state as legal, when needed. The employer shall
also supply to the injured employee dental services, crutches, artificial limbs, eyes, teeth,
eyeglasses, hearing apparatus, and other appliances necessary to cure, so far as reasonably
possible, and relieve from the effects of the injury.
(b) Establish schedules of maximum fees by a health facility or health care provider for
such treatment or attendance, service, device, apparatus, or medicine.
(c) Establish procedures by which a health care provider shall be paid.
(d) Provide for the identification of utilization of health care and health services above
the usual range of utilization for such services, based on medically accepted standards, and
provide for acquiring by a carrier and by the agency the necessary records, medical bills,
and other information concerning any health care or health service under review.
May 20, 2021