Newsline No. 26-07
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April 2 , 2007  

Division of Workers' Compensation posts qualified medical evaluator regulations to online forum for public comment

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has posted its proposed qualified medical evaluator (QME) regulations to an online forum where members of the public may review and comment on the proposal. The proposed changes include regulation sections one through 159 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, which govern the examination, appointment, reappointment, evaluation report procedures and disciplinary procedures for physicians who are QMEs.

The forum can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/WCJudicial.htm. Please click on "current forums" at the top of the page.

Comments will be accepted at the forum through Apr. 13, 2007. Please feel free to participate in this important process.

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