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

Date: Friday - February 23, 2007
Time: 10:00 AM
Place: Elihu M. Harris State Building
First Floor Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California

AGENDA

I. Call to Order
* Approval of minutes from the December 8, 2006 CHSWC meeting in Oakland
      John Wilson, Chair
II. DWC Update: Carrie Nevans, Acting Director (Invited)
      Report on PD Study
      Report on Access to Care
      Report on WCIS
III. * Report on California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA)
      Wayne Wilson, Executive Director, CIGA
IV. * Report on Spinal Surgery Opinion Second Opinion Presentation and Final Report
      Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
      Lachlan Taylor, Workers’ Compensation Judge, CHSWC
      Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley
V. * Report on the Audit Project
      Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
VI. * Report on Temporary Disability
      Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley
      Lachlan Taylor, Workers’ Compensation Judge, CHSWC
VII. * Update on Permanent Disability Data
      Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley
VIII. * Report on the Uninsured Employer Benefits Trust Fund (UEBTF)
      Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer
      Lachlan Taylor, Workers’ Compensation Judge, CHSWC
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.