VWC Annual Report - 2023

The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission has released its 2023 Annual Report. The report provides a summary of key initiatives, trends and outcomes for the Commonwealth’s workers’ compensation system, under the auspices of VWC. The annual report can be viewed or downloaded here.

Key highlights noted in the 2023 Annual Report include:

  • Recognition as a 2023 Top Workplace in Virginia with additional accolades;
  • Continued success in the Judicial Division’s Alternative Dispute Resolution mediation program, with a 91% success rate for Full and Final Mediations, along with a 3% increase in Issue Mediation Rates from 2022;
  • Implementation of updated Claim Forms including revisions to verbiage for filing options, removal of the language "Lifetime Medical Award" and details on how to access the Ombuds Department;
  • Enhanced security, including security trainings for all team members;
  • Completion of a successful 2023 Educational Conference;
  • Development of a Petition for Medical Treatment (PMT) Claim Form, which provides a direct filing mechanism for stakeholders and greater accuracy in statistical tracking.