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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1.6. Permanent Disability Rating Determination

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§10151. Filing Requirements.

(a) "Electronic Adjudication Management System" or "EAMS" means the computer case management system used by the Division of Workers' Compensation to electronically store and maintain the Division of Workers' Compensation or the appeals board's case files and to perform other case management functions.

(b) All forms or correspondence submitted to the Disability Evaluation Unit shall be stored in the EAMS:

  (1) Except for documents or forms which open a Disability Evaluation Unit file, all documents and forms shall contain a case number assigned by the Division of Workers' Compensation. The case number shall be preceded by the prefix "DEU". Case opening document shall be assigned a case number by the Division of Workers' Compensation after filing. Documents or forms filed without a case number will be returned to the sender with instructions for proper filing.  

  (2) All documents presented for filing shall conform to the requirements of sections 10217, 10228 and 10232 of title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.  

  (3) All filed paper documents and forms shall be scanned into the EAMS and then will be destroyed. A properly filed paper document or form shall be deemed a legal filing for all purposes.  

  (4) The service of all documents and forms shall conform to the receiving party's designated preferred method of service described in section of 10218 of title 8 of the California Code of Regulation.  

     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4061, 4660, 5307.3 and 5307.4, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 124 and 4061, Labor Code.  

1. New section filed 11-17-2008; operative 11-17-2008 pursuant to  GovernmentCode section 11343.4 (Register 2008, No. 47). For prior history, see  Register 2005, No. 23.

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