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 19, 2002

Time: 9:45 AM –1:30 PM

Place: Ramada Inn

245 S. Airport Blvd.

S. San Francisco, CA 94080

Tel. No. (650) 589-7297

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

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

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Open to the Public

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Executive Committee 8:30 – 8:45 AM Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

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

Consideration on Cont. Educ.Providers;

Discussion of Regulatory Changes

Foot and Ankle Guidelines

Discipline Committee (Closed Session) 9:15 – 9:45 AM Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

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

GENERAL MEETING

1. 9:45 Open Meeting - Call to Order Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

2. 9:50 Consent Agenda Items

Approval of Minutes and Notice of Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

Actions of July 18, 2002 Meetings

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

Legislative Report Mr. Fisher (650) 737-2700

DWC Report Mr. Gannon (415) 703-4600

Budget Report Ms. Marisa Duek (415) 703-5050

3. 10:30 Education Committee Report Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

Consideration for Cont. Educ. Providers

QME Regulations

Vote on Foot and Ankle Guidelines

4. 10:50 Fee Schedule Committee Report Mr. Sommer (650)-737-2700

Lewin Group Presentation – The Practice Expense Study

5 11:50 Announcements Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

6. 11:55 Break

7. 12:15 Questions and Answers about the Fee Schedule Revision –

DWC, IMC, Lewin Group

8. 1:30 Adjournment Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692