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: December 13, 2001

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:35 PM

Place: Holiday Inn, LAX

9901 La Cienega Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Tel. No. (310) 649-5151

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

Before the IMC Meeting: Open to the Public

Thursday, December 13, 2001

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

Fee Schedule Committee 8:45 – 9:30 AM Mr. Sommer (805) 557-3326

Discipline Committee (closed session) 9:30 – 10:00 AM Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

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

Education Committee 9:30 – 10:00 AM Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

Consideration of Continuing Education Providers

Discussion of Audits Issues and Procedures

Discussion of Regulatory Changes

GENERAL MEETING

1. 10:00 Open Meeting - Call to Order Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

2. 10:05 Consent Agenda Items

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

Actions of November 15, 2001 Meeting

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

DWC Report Mr. Gannon (415) 703-4600

3. 10:25 Education Committee Report Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

Vote on Continuing Education Providers

4. 10:45 Urinary Incontinence Work Group Dr. Wakim (714) 841-5333

Vote on Urinary Incontinence Document

5. 10:50 Search Committee Report Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

6. 10:55 Fee Schedule Committee - Mr. Sommer (805) 557-3326

Presentation of the RBRVS Study - Lewin Group

7. 11:55 Election of Executive Officers Dr. Lipton (650) 692-2663

8. 12:10 Discipline Committee - CLOSED SESSION Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

(Per Title 2, Division 3, Part 1, Section 11126(d) of the Government Code)

Deliberation and Discussion on the Settlement of Jeffrey Holmes, M.D. case

Deliberation and Discussion of the Termination of Fethi Shami, D.C.

9. 12:30 Announcements Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

10. 12:35 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.