Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

Date Thursday, August 12, 1999
Time: 10:00 am until business is completed

The San Francisco Civic Center Complex
455 Golden Gate Avenue (between Polk and Larkin)
Auditorium B-100
San Francisco, California



I. Call to Order / Minutes from the May 6, 1999 meeting
Kristen Schwenkmeyer, Chair

II. Remarks by the new Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation
Richard W. Gannon, DWC Administrative Director

III. Official Medical Fee Schedule Project
Susan McKenzie, MD, Industrial Medical Council
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer

IV. Updates on Medical-Legal, Treating Physician, Carve-Out Projects
Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley

V. Workers' Compensation Costs and Benefits after the Implementation of the Reform Legislation
Frank Neuhauser, UC Berkeley

VI. Illegally Uninsured Employer Project - Status Report
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer

VII. CHSWC Permanent Disability Study by RAND
Updates on Self-Insured Study and Impact of Local Economic Conditions
Robert T. Reville, Economist, RAND

VIII. Labor Code 5814 Issue
Thomas J. McBirnie, Esq., Consultant

IX. CHSWC 1998-99 Annual Report
Christine Baker, CHSWC Executive Officer

X. Update and Discussion Regarding Commission Studies and New Proposals
Christine Baker, Executive Officer

XI. Other Business / Public Questions / Comments / Adjournment