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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:

September 18, 2003

Time:

8:45 AM - 1:35 PM

Place:

Ramada Inn - SSF
245 S. Airport Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94808

Hotel Phone No.:

(650) 589-7297

A Public Meeting has been scheduled to permit Industrial Medical Council action that will
facilitate the proper functioning of the California Workers' Compensation program
AGENDA

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

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF THE IMC
Open to the Public
Thursday, September 18, 2003

Discipline Committee (Closed Session)

[Govt. Codes §11126(c)(2) (QME discipline)]

Consideration of Pending Discipline Cases

Discipline Committee (Open Session)

Operating Procedures;  Selection of Chairperson; Changes to website and discipline complaint form

8:45 - 9:15 AM

TBA

 

9:15 - 9: 30 AM

Education Committee Mentoring Program

9:30 - 10:00 AM

Dr. Walsh

(831) 373-1003

Medical Treatment & Research Committees

Medical Treatment Guidelines

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Dr. Ocker

Dr. Sinnott

(909) 985-1831

(650) 737-2700

Fee Schedule Committee

10:30 - 10:45 AM

Mr. Sommer

(626) 535-5429

QME Quality Assurance Committee
Consideration of Proposed Regulations

10:45 - 11:00 AM

Dr. Halote

(818) 752-3330

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
MEETING OF THE IMC

AGENDA

1. 11:00 am Open Meeting - Call to Order Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692
2. 11:05 am

Public Comments**
   Comments are limited to three minutes per 
   speaker, at the discretion of the Chair. 
   Speakers have the opportunity to address 
   the Council on specific agenda
   items when the agenda item is called. 

3. 11:15 am

Consent Agenda Items*
   Approval of Minutes & Notice of Actions of 
      July 2003 Meeting 
   Executive Medical Director's Report 
   Presentation to Dr. Jonathan Ng 
   Welcome New Members 
   DWC Report 
   Legislation Update  

Dr. Pitts

Dr. McKenzie
Dr. Pitts
Dr. Pitts 
Mr. Gannon
Mr. Starkeson

(714) 967-4692 

(650) 737-2700 
(714) 967-4692
(714) 967-4692
(415) 703-4600
(650) 737-2700

4. 11:45 am 

Education Committee Report* 
Mentoring Program 

Dr. Walsh  (831) 373-1003 
5. 12:00 pm Medical Treatment & Research Committees' Report* Dr. Ocker (909) 985-1831
6. 12:15 pm Fee Schedule Committee Report
   *Vote on Lewin E/M Studies on the additional 
     Physician Work and Practice Expenses 
     required to see injured workers
Mr. Sommer  (626) 535-5429 
7. 12:25 pm QME Quality Assurance Committee*
   Consideration of Proposed Regulations
Dr. Halote (818) 752-3330
8. 12:35 pm Presentation - 
   Does Administrative Delay Contribute to Chronic
      Work-Related Injuries?
Dr. Sinnott  (650) 737-2700 
9. 12:55 pmDiscipline Committee Report*
   Consideration of Discipline Cases
   Nader Harerchan, D.C. 
   Geoffrey Adam Hodies, D.C.
TBA 
10. 1:10 pm  Closed Session - QME Discipline*
   [Govt. Codes §11126(c)(2) (QME discipline)] 
TBA
11. 1:25 pm Open Session - QME Discipline 
12. 1:30 pm Announcements 
13. 1:35 pm Adjournment 

*  Action item for Council's consideration and/or vote.  Public comments will be taken on agenda items at the time the specific item is raised.  Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chair.

** Comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.  At the discretion of the Chair, opportunity to address the Council on specific agenda items may be permitted when the agenda item is called.