Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2000
Time: 10:00 am until business is completed
Place: Department of Consumer Affairs
400 "R" Street
Hearing Room
Sacramento, California



I. Call to Order
    Minutes from the June 29, 2000 meeting
         Tom Rankin, Chair

II. Status Report on CHSWC Study of Permanent Disability by RAND
     Update on Economic Conditions, Employer Return to Work Survey, and Public Self-Insured
           Robert T. Reville, Ph.D., Economist, RAND

III. Update on the "Other States" study of Permanent Disability
       Workers' Compensation Fraud: Research Findings and the Public Policy Debate
            Leslie I. Boden, Ph.D., Boston University School of Public Health

IV. Report on the Division of Workers' Compensation
            Richard P. Gannon, DWC Administrative Director

V. Final Draft Report on Loss Control Study
       Report on the Update to the Treating Physician Presumption Study
            Frank Neuhauser, Survey Research Center, UC Berkeley

VI. Update on the CHSWC Study of the Judicial Function
            Thomas J. McBirnie, CHSWC Consultant

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.