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Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)
Chronic Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines and
Opioids Treatment Guidelines

Title 8, California Code of Regulations

Amend Section 9792.24.2 Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule –
Chronic Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines

Adopt Section 9792.24.4 Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule –
Opioids Treatment Guidelines

Filed with Secretary of State - July 28, 2016
Effective - July 28, 2016

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History of
Amend Section 9792.24.2 Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule –
Chronic Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines

Adopt Section 9792.24.4 Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule –
Opioids Treatment Guidelines

1st 15 day comment period ends Dec. 19, 2015

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Transcript of public hearing

45 day comment periods ends Sept. 1, 2015

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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: Sept. 1, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: Elihu Harris State Office Building – Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Camera usage will be allowed in only one area of the hearing room. To provide everyone a chance to speak, public testimony will be limited to 10 minutes per speaker and should be specific to the proposed regulations. Testimony exceeding 10 minutes may be submitted in writing.

Written comments should be addressed to:

Maureen Gray
Regulations Coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Post Office Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later than 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2015. 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@dir.ca.gov.