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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 5.5.2. Medical treatment utilization schedule
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§9792.22 General Approaches.

a) The Administrative Director adopts and incorporates by reference into the MTUS specific guidelines set forth below from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine's Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines (ACOEM Practice Guidelines) for the following chapters. A copy may be obtained from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 25 Northwest Point Blvd., Suite 700, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007-1030 (www.acoem.org).
  (1) Prevention (ACOEM Practice Guidelines, 2nd Edition (2004), Chapter 1).  


  (2) General Approach to Initial Assessment and Documentation (ACOEM Practice Guidelines, 2nd Edition (2004), Chapter 2).  


  (3) Initial Approaches to Treatment (ACOEM Practice Guidelines, 2nd Edition (2004), Chapter 3).  


  (4) Cornerstones of Disability Prevention and Management (ACOEM Practice Guidelines, 2nd Edition (2004), Chapter 5).  


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.3 and 5307.27, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 77.5, 4600, 4604.5 and 5307.27, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 6-15-2007; operative 6-15-2007 pursuant to  GovernmentCode section 11343.4 (Register 2007, No. 24).

2. Amendment of section heading, renumbering of former section 9792.22 to section 9792.25, renumbering and amendment of former section 9792.21, subsection (a)(1) to section 9792.22, subsection (a) and new subsections  (a)(1)-(4) filed 6-18-2009; operative 6-18-2009 pursuant to  Government Codesection 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 25).

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