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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 30. Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter 50. Rules of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

16VAC30-50-150. Rule 14. Definition of community.

For the purpose of § 65.2-605 of the Code of Virginia, the word "community" shall mean one or more planning districts as set forth below.

Community Planning District(s)


Districts 1 and 2


District 3


District 4


District 5


Districts 11 and 13


District 12


District 6


District 7


District 16


Districts 9 and 10


District 8


Districts 17 and 18


Districts 22 and 23


Districts 14 and 15


District 19

Whenever an employee receives treatment outside of the Commonwealth, the commission will determine the appropriate community in the state or territory where the treatment is rendered upon application of either the employee, employer (or its representative), or medical provider.

When the commission deems appropriate, it may consider additional data to determine the prevailing community rate.

Statutory Authority

§ 65.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 1996.

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