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Databases, publications, reports and schedules

Publications and print materials


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Publications and print materials

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Annual reports

Audit Unit

Carve-out program

Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS)

Evaluating the Permanent Disability Rating Schedule

Fraud Notices

Insurance industry

Study: The effects of legislative reforms on California workers' compensation insurance rates
Study required by Labor Code section 138.65 (SB 899) and performed by Bickmore Risk Services under contract with the DWC

Legislative reforms

1993 reform of the California workers' compensation system
A history of the reform effort, as well as facts, charts and statistics on the progress and accomplishments of the reform measures to date, are contained in the:

Medical care in workers' compensation

Physician fee schedule studies

The following studies and papers were sponsored by the Department of Industrial Relations. They provide background information relevant to adoption of a resource-based relative value scale for the physician fee schedule.

Report Timeliness of Hearings Held - Labor Code § 5502


SB 863

SB 863: Assessment of Workers’ Compensation Reforms

Uninsured Employers Benefit Trust Fund and Subsequent Injuries Fund (UEBTF/SIBTF)

Workers' compensation assessment notices

Workers' compensation ethics advisory committee

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Medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS)

Official medical fee schedule (OMFS)

Permanent disability rating schedule (PDRS)

  • Permanent disability rating schedule - 2005 Acrobat image
    This schedule is effective for dates of injury on or after Jan. 1, 2005. This schedule will also be used to rate permanent disability in injuries that occurred before Jan. 1, 2005 when there has been either no comprehensive medical-legal report, or no report by a treating physician indicating the existence of permanent disability, or when the employer is not required to provide a notice to the injured worker under Labor Code section 4061.
  • Permanent disability rating schedule - 1997 Acrobat image
    This schedule is effective for dates of injury on or after Apr. 1, 1997
  • Permanent disability rating schedule - 1988 Acrobat image
    This schedule is effective for dates of injury on or after July, 1988

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August 2014