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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 4. Certification Standards for Health Care Organizations

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§9771.2 Information to Be Furnished as it Becomes Available.

(a) If an HCO, or any person listed in section 9771(e)(8), is named as a defendant in a lawsuit that is materially related to the provision of medical treatment under Labor Code section 4600, the HCO shall inform the administrative director within 5 days of the day it becomes aware the suit is filed and shall provide a copy of the complaint.

(b)(1) If a certified HCO is a health care services plan and if the Director of the Department of Managed Health Care begins proceedings against the plan under Articles 7 or 8 of the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, the certified HCO shall inform the administrative director within 5 days of the day it becomes aware of the proceedings. The requirements of this subdivision shall also apply to an HMO deemed an HCO pursuant to Labor Code Section 4600.5(c) while the administrative director is reviewing the documentation required by Section 9771 subdivisions (g)(1) and (2) prior to issuing the HMO its certification.

(2) If an applicant or a certified HCO is a disability insurer and if the Commissioner of Insurance begins proceedings against the insurer under Insurance Code section 704 or an examination under section 730, the applicant or certified HCO shall inform the administrative director within 5 days of the day it becomes aware of the proceedings or examination.

(c) A change in the information required by Section 9771(e) (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), and (8) shall be submitted within 5 days of the change.

(d) If an applicant or an affiliate of an applicant enters a contract whereby the applicant is to be purchased by or otherwise come under the control of another entity, the applicant shall notify the administrative director within 5 days of entry into the contract.

NOTE

Authority: Sections 133, 4600.5, 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600.3, 4600.5, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 2-14-96; operative 2-14-96. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 96, No. 7).

2. Amendment of subsection (b)(2) and repealer of subsection (b)(3) filed 1-9-2003; operative 1-9-2003 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2003, No. 2).

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