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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 5.1. Provider Suspension Procedure

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§ 9788.4. Suspension Notification.

(a) Following the date that the Determination and Order re: Suspension is final, the Administrative Director shall provide written notification of the physician's, practitioner's, or provider's suspension from participating in the workers' compensation system to:
(1) The Chief Judge of the Division of Workers' Compensation. Upon notification, the Chief Judge shall provide written notification of the suspension to the district offices of the Division of Workers' Compensation and all Administrative Law Judges employed by the Division.
(2) The special lien proceeding attorney designated under Labor Code section 139.21(f), if one is appointed.
(3) The physician's, practitioner's, or provider's state licensing, certifying, or registering authority.
(b) Following the date that the Determination and Order re: Suspension is final, the Administrative Director shall further:
(1) Update the Division's qualified medical evaluator and medical provider network databases, as appropriate, to indicate the physician's, practitioner's, or provider's suspension; and
(2) Post notification of the physician, practitioner, or provider's suspension on the Division's website.
Note: Authority: Sections 133 and 139.21, Labor Code. Reference: Section 139.21, Labor Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 1-6-2017 as an emergency; operative 1-6-2017 (Register 2017, No. 1). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-5-2017 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. For prior history, see Register 2014, No. 16.
2. New section refiled 6-29-2017 as an emergency; operative 7-6-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.1(d) (Register 2017, No. 26). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-4-2017 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 9-28-2017 as an emergency; operative 10-5-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.1(d) (Register 2017, No. 39). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-3-2018 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.


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