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Predesignation of personal physician regulations

Workers' compensation final regulations
Predesignation of personal physician
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9780 - 9783.1

Regulations revised to conform to Jan. 1, 2007 changes in Labor Code section 4600
Approved by OAL and filed with the secretary of state Feb. 21, 2007

Clean copy of final regulations version version

Underlined copy of final regulations indicating revisions version version


History of Predesignation of personal physician

Approved by OAL and filed with the secretary of state Mar. 14, 2006

Final statement of reasons version version

Comment chart
45 day version version

Final text of regulations version version

DWC form 9783 Notice of predesignation of personal physician
DWC form 9783.1 Notice of personal chiropractor or personal acupuncturist

45 comment period - Dec. 15, 2005

Revised notice of proposed rulemaking version version

Notice of proposed rulemaking version version
Initial statement of reasons version version
Text of proposed regulations version version

Time and place of public hearing

A public hearing has been scheduled to permit all interested persons the opportunity to present statements, arguments, either orally or in writing, with respect to the subject noted above. The hearing will be held at the following time and place:

Date: Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm or conclusion of testimony
Place: Elihu Harris State Building, auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Written comments should be addressed to:

Maureen Gray, regulations coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers' Compensation
1515 Clay Street, 18th floor
Oakland, CA 94162

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later 5:00 p. m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005. Written comments may be submitted by facsimile transmission (FAX), addressed to the contact person at (510) 286-0687. Written comments may also be sent electronically (via e-mail), using the following e-mail address: dwcrules@hq.dir.ca.gov.