Bulletin No. 29-06
May 19, 2006

DWC files final medical-legal fee schedule regulations amendments with Office of Administrative Law

DWC has filed the final text of amendments to the medical legal fee schedule regulations with the Office of Administrative Law, which will file them with the Secretary of State. The regulatory changes will become effective Jul. 1, 2006. The text is the same as was proposed in the second 15-day notice of modification to the medical-legal fee schedule regulations, posted on Apr. 4, 2006.

These amendments increase the multiplier for medical-legal fees by 25% as well as make technical changes.

The regulations as filed with the Office of Administrative Law can be found on the DWC Web site at

http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/DWCPropRegs/MedicalLegalFeeSchedule_Regulations/MedicalLegalFeeSchedule_regulations.htm.

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