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TITLE 8. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DIVISION 1. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
CHAPTER 1. DIVISION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION-QUALIFIED MEDICAL EVALUATOR
Article 3. Assignment of Qualified Medical Evaluators, Evaluation Procedure
§31.2. QME Office Locations.
(a) On January 1, 2013, a QME shall notify the Medical Director of the street address of the 10 or fewer office locations where the QME will conduct qualified medical evaluations.
(b) Between January 1, 2013, and July 1, 2013, an office location maintained by a QME shall not be substituted for or exchanged for a different office location, except upon a showing of good cause to the Medical Director. For purposes of this section the term “good cause” includes, but is not limited to, natural disasters or other community catastrophes that interrupt the operation of the evaluator's business.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 139.2 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 139.2, 4060, 4061, 4062, 4062.1, 4062.2, 4062.5 and 4067, 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 A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. For prior history, see Register 2000, No. 15.
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