SB 21-197

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Mar 24, 2021
  • Passed Senate May 04, 2021
  • House
  • Governor

Workers' Compensation Physician


The bill provides injured workers control over the selection of the primary treating physician in workers' compensation cases, allowing them to choose from any level I or level II accredited physician through the division of workers' compensation. The bill creates the mechanism by which the injured worker may select the treating physician, and requires the employer or insurer to choose the physician when an injured worker is unable or unwilling to select the treating physician.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (3)



May 04, 2021


Senate Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor

May 03, 2021


Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 28, 2021


Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
Senate Committee of the Whole Business, Labor, & Technology

Mar 24, 2021


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology

  • Introduction
Business, Labor, & Technology

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Reengrossed (05/04/2021) PDF
Engrossed (05/03/2021) PDF
Introduced (03/24/2021) PDF
PA1 (04/29/2021) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/01/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (05/03/2021) PDF


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