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Medical provider networks rulemaking

Workers' compensation regulations
Medical provider networks
Title 8 California Code of Regulations

Sections 9767.1 et seq.

Approved by OAL and filed with secretary of state Sep. 9, 2005
Effective Sep. 15, 2005

Addendum to final statement of reasons (Adobe Acrobat symbol version) (Adobe Acrobat symbol version)
Revised text of final regulations (Adobe Acrobat symbol version) (Adobe Acrobat symbol version)


History of medical provider network rulemaking

Certificate of compliance
Filed with OAL Jul. 29, 2005

Final statement of reasons (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Comment charts
45 day (Adobe Acrobat symbol version) (Adobe Acrobat symbol version)
1st 15 day (Adobe Acrobat symbol version) (Adobe Acrobat symbol version)
2nd 15 day (Adobe Acrobat symbol version) (Adobe Acrobat symbol version)
3rd 15 day (Adobe Acrobat symbol version) (Adobe Acrobat symbol version)

Text of regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

3rd 15 day comment period - July 13, 2005

Notice of modification to text of proposed regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
Text of regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

History of medical provider network rulemaking
Re-adoption of emergency regulations - effective 6/29/05

 

Updated notice of emergency regulatory adoption (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

2nd 15 day comment period - June 10, 2005

Notice of modification to text of proposed regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
Text of regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

 

Re-adoption of emergency regulations - effective 3/1/05
Index for re-adoption of emergency MPN regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
Updated notice of emergency regulatory adoption (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
Text of emergency regulation (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
 

15 day comment period

Notice of modification to text of proposed regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
Text of proposed regulation (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Members of the public are invited to present written comments regarding these proposed modifications. Only comments directly concerning the proposed modifications to the text of the regulations will be considered and responded to in the final statement of reasons .

Written comments should be addressed to:

Kathleen Llemos, regulations coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers' Compensation
Post Office Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005. Written comments may be submitted by facsimile transmission (FAX), addressed to the contact person at (415) 703-4720. Written comments may also be sent electronically (via e-mail), using the following e-mail address: dwcrules@hq.dir.ca.gov.

Initial statement of reasons (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Notice of rulemaking after emergency adoption (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Text of proposed regulation (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

 

Time and place of public hearing

A public hearing has been scheduled to permit all interested persons the opportunity to present statements or arguments, either orally or in writing, with respect to the subjects noted above. The hearing will be held at the following time and place:

Date: February 2, 2005
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Auditorium
The Governor Hiram Johnson State Office Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, California 94102

Workers' compensation regulations governing medical provider networks effective Nov. 1, 2004

Final regulation (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

DWC offers teleconference on medical provider network (MPN) regulations and MPN application process
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Notice of emergency regulatory adoption (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)
Emergency regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)


The Medical Provider Networks emergency regulations were filed with the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on October 22, 2004. The regulations will not become effective until filing with the Secretary of State after approval by OAL. OAL has up to 10 days to consider the regulations, but may approve them before the 10 days have elapsed. Upon approval and filing with the Secretary of State, the regulations are effective for 120 days while the division conducts a formal rulemaking to adopt the regulations. For information on the OAL procedure, and to learn how you may comment on the Emergency regulations, go to the OAL's website at: http://www.oal.ca.gov/ A notice will be posted on this page when the emergency regulations become effective.