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August 11, 2010

 

Division of Workers' Compensation issues second 15-day notice of revisions to proposed Workers' Compensation Information System regulations

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has further modified its proposed regulations for the Workers' Compensation Information System (WCIS). A second 15-day notice of modification has been posted on the DWC Web site. These modifications will improve medical lien reporting, which will allow DWC to better monitor medical costs. They are also part of the division's 12-point plan to effectively carve out and address costly issues in California's workers' compensation system.

The modified proposals and additional information can be found at http://www.dwc.ca.gov/DWCPropRegs/WCIS_Regs/WCIS_Regulations.htm

Members of the public may comment on the revisions until 5 p.m. on Aug. 26, 2010.

The proposed revisions to the draft include:

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