The bill amends the "Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado" by:
- Creating a process for a claimant to receive advance payment for mileage expenses for travel that is reasonably necessary and related to obtaining compensable treatment, supplies, or services;
- Specifying how to determine the benefit amount for medical impairment when the amount payable using the schedule of injuries would exceed the amount payable for nonscheduled injuries;
- Increasing the benefit payable for funeral and burial expenses; and
- Requiring reporting of active medical treatments necessary to cure and relieve an injury lasting for a period of more than 180 calendar days after the date of the injury.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)