NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Government Code Section 11125 of a meeting of the

Industrial Medical Council of the Department of Industrial Relations to be held on:

Date: May 17, 2001

Time: 9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Place: Best Western - Grosvenor Hotel

380 So. Airport Blvd.

So. San Francisco, CA 94080

Tel. No. (650) 873-3200

A Public Meeting has been scheduled to permit Industrial Medical Council action which will facilitate the proper

functioning of the California Workers' Compensation program.

AGENDA

May 17, 2001

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AN AGENDA ITEM, PLEASE CONTACT THE PERSON LISTED BY THE ITEM BEFORE THE MEETING.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Executive Committee 8:00-8:45 AM Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

IMC/DWC Liaison Work Group 8:45-9:15AM Dr. Roback (323) 938-4131

Education Committee 8:45-9:15 AM Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

- Discussion of recommendations on the proposal to get QME response to the CPS survey.

- Discussion and vote on recommendations concerning amendments to sections 1, 11.5, 118 and 119;

amendments to sections 50, 55 and 104; and, amendments to sections 10, 11,11.1,14 and 100.

- Discussion and recommendations on continuing education providers Professional CEs, Inc.; Calif. Workers’ Comp. Defense Atty. Assoc.; and Comp. Dox, Inc.

Fee Schedule Committee 9:00-9:30AM Mr. Sommer (650) 737-2700

Discipline Committee (closed session) 9:00-9:30AM Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

[Govt. Codes §11126(c) (QME discipline)]

  1. 9:30 Open Meeting - Call to Order Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

Presentation of RBRVS and E/M Studies by Mr. Sommer (650) 737-2700

the Lewin Group

Vote to Approve E/M Study

2. 11:30 Consent Agenda Items Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

Approval of Minutes and Notice of

Actions of March 15, 2001

Executive Medical Director's Monthly Report Dr. MacKenzie (650) 737-2700

DWC Report Mr. Gannon (415) 703-4600

3. 11:40 IMC/DWC Liaison Work Group Update Dr. Roback (323) 938-4131

4. 11:50 Education Committee Report Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

Vote on recommendations from the Education Committee

concerning amendments to IMC regulations.

Vote on recommendations from the Education Committee

concerning approval of course providers.

Discussion of changes on Physician’s Guide Mr. Kizer (650) 737-2700

5. Noon Discipline Committee Report (closed session) Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

6. 12:25 Announcements Dr Pitts (714) 967-4692

7. 12:30 Adjournment Dr Pitts (714) 967-4692

Mr. Larry Williams will assist the Co-Chair in keeping the order of people wishing to be recognized by the Chair.