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Impairment Rating Subcommittee

Aug. 24, 2011 - MLAC Subcommittee on Impairment Rating

May 6, 2011 - MLAC Subcommittee on Impairment Rating

Dec. 10, 2010 - MLAC Subcommitte on Impairment Rating
Department presented summary of congressional testimony:
Department presented other states' information:

Oct. 15, 2010 - MLAC Subcommittee on Impairment Rating

Sept. 30, 2010 - MLAC Full Committee
Full committee recommended appointment of subcommittee to focus on impairment rating

June 23, 2010 - MLAC Full Committee
American Medical Association (AmA) presented overview of their guides, focusing on AMA 6th Edition.

April 21, 2010 - MLAC Full Committee
  • Dr. Gary Rischitelli presented Medical Advisory Committee recommendation
  • SAIF Corporation presented information about rating claims under the current Oregon system and using the AMA 6th Edition for federal claims. 
  • Dr. Vern Saboe discussed the variation between current methods, AMA 5th Edition and AMA 6th Edition
  • Meeting minutes (discussion at page 1)

Feb. 17, 2010 - MLAC Full Committee

Sept. 18, 2009 - Joint Meeting, MLAC and Medical Advisory Committee
Discussion and presentation from MAC subcommittee on use of AMA 6th Edition compared to current methods to rate impairment.

Jan. 16, 2009 - MLAC Full Committee
Department provided a high level comparison of the AMA 3rd Edition to the AMA 6th Edition.
  • Comparision
  • Testimony from Dr. Vern Saboe in favor of changing to different rating methods
  • SAIF Corporation provided general information about impairment rating
  • Meeting minutes (discussion at page 3)

Dec. 3, 2008 - MLAC Full Committee
Brief committee discussion about use of AMA 6th Edition versus current methods to rate impairment. Committee requested follow up information from department.
  • Meeting minutes (discussion at page 5)