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

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§10152. Disability, When Considered Permanent.

A disability is considered permanent when the employee has reached maximal medical improvement, meaning his or her condition is well stabilized, and unlikely to change substantially in the next year with or without medical treatment.


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 124, 4061, 4062, 4062.01, 4062.1, 4660, 4662, 4663 and 4664, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 4-25-91; operative 4-25-91 (Register 91, No. 26). New section is exempt from review by OAL pursuant to Government Code section11351.

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-31-2004 as an emergency; operative 1-1-2005 (Register 2004, No. 53). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-2-2005 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

3. Certificate of Compliance as to 12-31-2004 order transmitted to OAL 4-29-2005 and filed 6-10-2005 (Register 2005, No. 23).

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