Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

Date: Friday, December 14, 2001
Time: 9:00 am (Please note change of time)
Place: State Public Utilities Commission Building
505 Van Ness Avenue (at Golden Gate Avenue)
San Francisco,  CA



I. Call to Order
    Minutes from the November 16, 2001 meeting
         John Wilson, Chair

II. Discussion of Response to Hospital Fee Schedule and Outpatient Facility Study
           Gerald Kominski, PhD, Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA
           Laura Gardner, MD, PhD
(PLEASE NOTE:  This discussion postponed pending receipt of further information)

III. *Proposal: Document Barriers to and Identify Strategies for the Occupational Injury and Illness Treatment and Prevention Services For Low Wage Workers in California
            Robert Harrison, MD, Dept. of Health Services

IV. *Proposal: Invitation to Participate in IAIABC 2003 Annual Conference
            Richard Gannon, President-Elect, IAIABC and Administrative Director, DWC

V. *Proposal: Research Colloquium on Workers' Compensation Medical Benefit Delivery and Return-to-Work
            Christine Baker, Executive Officer

VI. *Election of CHSWC Chair for 2002 (Labor Representative)

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

*  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.

For any questions regarding this agenda, please contact:
Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC)
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor, San Francisco,  CA  94102
Email:     Phone:  (415) 703-4220    Fax:  (415) 703-4234     Contact Person:  Christine Baker