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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 9. Evidence and Reports

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§10616. Employer-Maintained Medical Records.



A written communication from a physician containing any information listed in Section 10606 that is contained in any record maintained by the employer in the employer's capacity as employer will be deemed to be a physician's report and shall be served as required in Sections 10608 and 10615. Records from an employee assistance program are not required to be filed or served unless ordered by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 5307, 5309 and 5708, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600, 5703 and 5708, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 11-17-2008; operative 11-17-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 2008, No. 47).

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