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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 8.1. Workers' Compensation Advertising by Non-Attorneys and Non-Physicians; Prohibition of False or Misleading Advertising

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§9829. Information Required from Referral Panelists.

Each advertiser of workers' compensation referral services shall require each medical, legal or non-attorney advisor or representative who will receive referrals from the referral service to supply the following information in writing, before receiving any referrals:

(a) In the case of all referral panelists, the information required by Section 9831.

(b) In the case of all referral panelists, an agreement that the panelist will inform the referral service in writing of any change in the information supplied, within 10 days of the change.

(c) In the case of an attorney, physician or other medical care referral panelist, the date the panelist was licensed to practice in California (if a license is required for that field of practice); that the license is then active and in good standing; and the panelist's specialty area of practice, if any, including the name of any specialty board or certification and date of that certification which the panelist holds.

(d) In the case of a non-attorney advisor or representative, a statement that the panelist is then entitled to appear before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 59, 133, 139.43(b) and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 7, 139.43(a), (b), (d), 139.45 and 5430-5434, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 12-31-93; operative 1-1-94. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 93, No. 53).

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