Bulletin No. 12-05
April 12, 2005


DWC posts the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine's (ACOEM) copyright statement on its Web site

To assist the public in complying with the provisions of the emergency regulations governing utilization review standards as required by Labor Code section 4610 and contained in California Code of Regulations, Title 8, sections 9792.6-9792.11, DWC has posted ACOEM's copyright statement on its Web site. ACOEM's copyright statement may be found on the division's what's new page at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/whatsnew.htm. The copyright statement may also be found on the DWC Medical Unit's guideline page at http://www.dir.ca.gov/IMC/guidelines.html and is copied below for your convenience:

ACOEM copyright statement

For purposes of compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, division one, chapter 4.5, subchapter one, article 5.5.1, utilization review standards, a claims administrator may make copies of incidental portions of original editions of Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines, Second Edition, as necessary in connection with a decision to modify, delay or deny services in a specific case under review. Such copies may not be published on the Internet or in any other media. All rights in the Guidelines are reserved by ACOEM and OEM Health Information, Inc., respectively. If you have any questions, please contact OEM Health Information, Inc., 8 West Street, Beverly Farms, MA, 01915.

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