Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation - commission meeting

Date: Thursday - April 28, 2005
Time: 10 AM
Place: Elihu M. Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Auditorium
Oakland, California


I. Call to Order
* Minutes from the February 24, 2005 CHSWC meeting in Oakland
     John Wilson, CHSWC Chair
II. Status Report from the Division of Workers' Compensation
     Andrea Hoch or representative, DWC
III. Update on the AMA Guide Study and Permanent Disability Study
     Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
     Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley
     David Bellusci, WCIRB
IV. * Paying for Repackaged Drugs Under the California Workers' Compensation
Official Medical Fee Schedule and Pharmacy Comparison
     Barbara O. Wynn or representative, RAND
V. Cross-state Comparison of Occupational Injury Rates and Return to Work
     Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley
VI. * Issue Paper on US Longshore and Harbor Insurance
     Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
VII. * Proposals for WOSHTEP
     Christine Baker, CHSWC
     Robin Baker, LOHP, UC Berkeley
     Linda Delp, LOSH, UCLA
VIII. Executive Officer Report
     Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
IX. * Other Business / Proposals / Public Questions and Comments**

* May result in an action item for CHSWC consideration and/or vote
** Please Note: Public comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.
   Topics are subject to CHSWC review and approval.
   The agenda may be adjusted, if necessary, depending upon the time needed for discussion of each item.