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AMA Guides Sixth 2024 Public Comment Information 

Public Comment Dates: Nov 6. - Dec 1., 2023
Request Deadline: Nov. 22, 2023 

This page is intended to provide information related to the public comment period for AMA Guides Sixth 2024. The information below shows the application ids, description of the proposal(s), and affiliated organizations submitting the proposal. These details are extracted from the proposals submitted for discussion.

Individuals and organizations are welcome to request a copy of any of the below proposals for review and/or provide official comment for consideration by the AMA Guides Editorial Panel prior to finalization and adoption. A completed Request Form for a copy of the specific application and associated materials is required, which also includes a confidentiality agreement and disclosure of interest form for signature.

Requests will be processed within 5 business days of request submission.  Please reach out to with any questions or to receive the materials via email.

The following proposals is being considered by the AMA Guides Editorial Panel for the 2024 update. 

Proposed Update Summaries Under Consideration and Available for Review


Affiliated Organization(s)

Proposal Description

2024 - 01


Musculoskeletal Chapter Updates. Comment Period #1 is Active

#1 (Inactive): Impairment rating steps for musculoskeletal chapters (upper, lower, spine) update.

#2 (Active): Full methodology for musculoskeletal impairment ratings

#3 (Inactive): Full chapter update (including rating values) for musculoskeletal impairment ratings


Guidelines for Providing Commentary

To submit comment(s) for editorial panel consideration relative to the above proposals, please complete the required Comment Form by returning to

Please keep submit comments relevant to the changes outlined in the proposal. Comments that go beyond the scope of the proposal may not be considered. Commentary on grammar, spelling and syntax is not necessary. 

Submit one comment form per proposal. Submitted Comment Forms will be made publicly available.

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