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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 5.5.1. Utilization Review Standards
§9792.10.9. Independent Medical Review - Publishing of Determinations.
The Administrative Director may publish the results of independent medical review determinations after removing all individually identifiable information as defined in Labor Code section 138.7, including, but not limited to, the employee, all medical providers, the claims administrator, any of the claims administrator's employees or contractors, or any utilization review organization.
Note: Authority: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.3 and 4610.6, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4610, 4610.5 and 4610.6, 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 A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
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