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Rulemaking 2005

This chart provides a quick overview of the regulations and their status. For details and history, click the appropriate link. Final regulations can be accessed on the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) Web site approximately one week after they become effective.

Regulatory area and authority Status Regulations effective
Independent medical review
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Section 9768.1 et seq

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Apr. 28, 2005

Jun. 10, 2005
Medical provider networks
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 9767.1 et seq
Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Sep. 9, 2005
Sep. 15, 2005
Official medical fee schedule
Adoption of emergency regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations - table A
Section 9789.11

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Sep. 29, 2005

Jan. 14, 2005 and
May 14, 2005
Permanent disability rating schedule
Final regulations
Title 8 Code of Regulations s
Section 9725 et seq.

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Jun. 10, 2005

Jun. 10, 2005
Predesignation of personal physician
Final regulations
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9780 - 9783.1

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

Mar. 14, 2006

Return to work
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10004 - 10005, 10133.53, and 10133.55

Sections 10002 - 10003

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Jul. 19, 2006

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Sep 21, 2006

Aug. 18, 2006

Oct. 21, 2006

Supplemental job displacement benefit
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10133.50 - 10133.59
Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Jun.. 6, 2005
Aug. 1, 2005
Utilization review
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections section 9792.6 et seq
Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Sep. 22, 2005
Sep. 22, 2005
Workers' compensation information system
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 et seq.

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state
Mar. 22, 2006

Apr. 21, 2006

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