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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 5.5.0. Rules For Medical Treatment Billing and Payment on or After October 15, 2011

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9792.5.11. Withdrawal of Independent Bill Review.


The provider may, concurrent with written notice to the claims administrator, withdraw a request for independent bill review at any time prior to the issuance of a final determination on the amount of payment owed under section 9792.5.14.
(a) If the request is withdrawn prior to its assignment to an IBRO for an independent bill review under section 9792.5.9(f), the provider shall be reimbursed the amount of $270.00 from the fee provided with the request under section 9792.5.7(d).
(b) If the request is withdrawn subsequent to its assignment to an IBRO for an independent bill review under section 9792.5.9(f), the provider shall not be reimbursed the fee provided with the request under section 9792.5.7(d).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4603.6, 5307.3 and 5307.6, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4060, 4061, 4061.5, 4062, 4600, 4603.2, 4603.3. 4603.4, 4603.6, 4620, 4621, 4622, 4625, 4628 and 5307.6, Labor Code.
HISTORY
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 A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 7-1-2013 as an emergency; operative 7-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 27). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-30-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 9-30-2013 as an emergency; operative 10-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 40). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-30-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 9-30-2013 order, including amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 12-30-2013 and filed 2-12-2014; amendments effective 2-12-2014 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2014, No. 7).


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