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Title 8. Industrial Relations
Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1.6. Permanent Disability Rating Determination
§10159. Time Period for Issuing a Summary Rating Determination Pursuant to Labor Code § 4061(e).
(a) Following the receipt of a comprehensive medical-legal evaluation from a Qualified Medical Evaluator that is eligible for rating under section 10160, the Disability Evaluation Unit shall issue a summary rating determination pursuant to Labor Code section 4061(e) within 20 days of either the date the time has passed for the filing of a request for factual correction under Labor Code section 4061(d)(1), or the date of receipt of a supplemental report submitted to the Disability Evaluation Unit in response to a request for factual correction under section 37 of title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, whichever is later.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 111, 133, 5307.3 and 5307.4, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 124 and 4061, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 12-31-2012 as an emergency; operative 1-1-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.1(d) (Register 2013, No. 1). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
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