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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
9722.214.171.124.11. Withdrawal of Independent Bill Review.
(a) Following the submission of all required documents under section 9792.5.10 or 9792.5.12, the provider may withdraw his or her request for independent bill review, before a determination on the amount of payment owed, if the provider and claims administrator settle their dispute regarding the amount of payment of the medical bill. If the provider and claims administrator settle their dispute, they shall make a written joint request for withdrawal and serve it on the independent bill reviewer.
(b) If a request for independent bill review is withdrawn under this section, the provider shall not be reimbursed the fee provided with the request under section 9792.5.7(d).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.
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 A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2013 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
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