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    Default AMA Guide

    when you are released from the orthopod, what guide or edition is used to see if any impairment is present? I have heard 4, 5, & 6 ed.

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    Default Re: Ama Guide

    I believe tenn. uses the 6th edition...B...

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    Default Re: Ama Guide

    The AMA 6th edition just came out...so it would depend on whether or not the legislature has updated the code...

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    Default Re: Ama Guide

    tennessee uses the 5 edition of the AMA guides.

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    THE SIXTH (6TH) EDITION OF THE AMA GUIDES IS EFFECTIVE FOR INJURIES WHICH OCCUR ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2008.
    PLEASE SEE TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED, SECTION 50-6-204.



    THE EDITION OF THE AMA GUIDES THAT IS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE THE EMPLOYEE IS INJURED IS THE EDITION THAT SHALL BE APPLICABLE TO THE CLAIM. PLEASE SEE TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED, SECTION 50-6-102.
    http://www.state.tn.us/labor-wfd/wc_AMAguides2008.htm

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