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Newslines 1997 archive

November 17, 1997 - DWC issues 1996 annual report on carve - out programs

September 26, 1997 - DWC schedules hearings in November or proposed new regulations
September 23, 1997 - Anaheim office to remain open
September 12, 1997 - WCAB to submit significant panel decisions to CCC for publication

August 18, 1997 - Medical and medical- legal travel expense rates increase

July 3, 1997 - Inpatient hospital fee schedule delayed pending revision of regulations
July 1, 1997 - DWC appoints John Hopper UEF manager

May 12, 1997 - DWC issues interim report on 24 hour health care pilots

April 30, 1997 - DWC Issues 1996 Annual Report of Audit Activities
April 10, 1997 - Implementation of "instructions for payment of inpatient hospital bills" delayed by court

March 17, 1997 - Clarification of "contract exception" in inpatient hospital fee schedule
March 5, 1997 - DWC adopts new DWC vocational rehabilitation unit guidelines
March 5, 1997 - Judicial ethics advisory committee issues first annual report

January 3, 1997 - New year brings new DWC regulations
January 3, 1997 - Workers' compensation inpatient hospital fee schedule to be implemented April 1, 1997
January 3, 1997 - New schedule for rating permanent disabilities to be implemented April 1, 1997


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