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Title 8. Industrial Relations
Division 1. Department of Industrial Relations
Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1.8.5. Electronic Adjudication Management System Rules
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§10208.8. Petition Appealing Order Granting or Denying Petition for Order Requiring Employee to Select Employer-Designated Physician.

(a) Upon receipt of a timely petition appealing a decision granting or denying a change of primary treating petition, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 9786, subd. (e) (2) or (e) (3), the matter shall be referred to a workers' compensation administrative law judge for hearing and determination of the issues raised. The petition shall be accompanied by a copy of the administrative director's order, a declaration of readiness, an application for adjudication if one has not been previously filed, and any other documents deemed relevant that have not been previously filed. A party aggrieved by the determination of the workers' compensation administrative law judge may seek relief therefrom within the same time and in the same manner specified for petitions for reconsideration.

(b) Any party aggrieved by an order issued by a workers' compensation administrative law judge pursuant to a referral under California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 9786, subd. (e)(4), of the rules of the administrative director may petition the appeals board for relief therefrom within twenty (20) days from the date of the issuance of the order in the same manner specified for petitions for reconsideration.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 111, 133 and 5307.3, Labor Code; and Stats. 2011, c. 559, §17 (A.B. 1426). Reference: Sections 126, 4600, 4603 and 4603.5, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New article 7 (sections 10208.8-10208.11) and renumbering of former section 10290 to new section 10208.8, including amendment of Note, filed 12-10-2012 as a change without regulatory effect pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations by the Division of Workers' Compensation and as a file and print by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2012, No. 50).

2. Renumbering of article 7 to article 9 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.

3. Renumbering of article 7 to article 9 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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