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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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§9773.1. Referrals to Chiropractors.

HCOs shall maintain guidelines for chiropractor care in accordance with paragraph (2) of subdivision (1) of Section 4600.5 of the Labor Code. The HCO must include a description of the HCO's guidelines and utilization review process for chiropractic care, including the HCO's definition of "neuromusculoskeletal condition", and the procedure whereby enrollees may be referred to chiropractors in accordance with the HCO's guidelines.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4600.5, 4603.5 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 3209.3, 4600 and 4600.5, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 12-31-93; operative 1-1-94. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 93, No. 53).

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