Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2001
Time: 10:00 am until business is completed
Place: The San Francisco Civic Center Complex
455 Golden Gate Avenue
Auditorium B-100
San Francisco,  California



I. Call to Order
    Minutes from the January 24, 2001 meeting
    Minutes from the March 15, 2001 special meeting by conference all
         John C. Wilson, Chair

II. Update on RAND studies for the Commission
    When and Why Young Workers File Workers' Compensation Claims:   Understanding the Costs of Filing
           Robert T. Reville, PhD, Research Director, RAND Institute for Civil Justice

III. Presentation of Proposed 'Workers' Compensation Benefit Simulation Model'
            Frank Neuhauser, Survey Research Center, University of California at Berkeley

IV. Update on Anti-Fraud Activities
            Thomas J. McBirnie, Legal Consultant, CHSWC

V. Update on Judicial Study
            Nick Pace, RAND Institute for Civil Justice
            Frank Neuhauser, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley

VI. Final Report on the Presumption of Correctness of the Treating Physician (pending availability of updated data)
            Frank Neuahuser, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley

VII. Other Business/Public Questions and Comments*/Adjournment

*Please Note: Public comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.
           Topics are subject to CHSWC review and approval.