|Newsline No. 25-07|
|March 29, 2007|
Division of Workers' Compensation issues second 15-day notice of revisions to proposed medical treatment guideline regulations
The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has modified its medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS) regulations. A second 15-day notice of modification was distributed to interested parties and the revised regulations are posted on the DWC Web site. Members of the public may comment on the revisions until 5 p.m. on Apr. 16, 2007.
The proposed MTUS regulations, commonly referred to as medical treatment guidelines, are authorized by Labor Code section 5307.27. This Labor Code section requires the administrative director to adopt a medical treatment utilization schedule. The revisions in this draft of the regulations include the following:
Further information and the modified proposals can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/DWCPropRegs/MedicalTreatmentUtilizationSchedule/MTUS_regulations.htm.