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Release Number: 2021-112
Date: October 29, 2021

DWC Issues Notice of December 17 Public Hearing for QME Electronic Service Regulation

The Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) has issued a notice of public hearing on December 17 for the adoption of California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 36.7: Electronic Service of Medical-Legal Reports by Medical Evaluators.

The proposed adoption makes permanent the emergency regulation that was adopted in May 2020. The adoption of regulation section 36.7 provides a mechanism for electronic service of medical-legal reports and all documents required by section 36.

A public hearing will be held via Zoom on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10 a.m. and members of the public can submit written comments until 11:59 p.m. that day.

Members of the public may attend the public meeting as follows:

QME Electronic Service Public Hearing

Time: Friday, Dec. 17, 2021 10 a.m. Pacific Time (US and Canada)
  Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://dir-ca-gov.zoom.us/j/89606154017
Or Telephone:
USA 216 706 7005
USA 8664345269 (US Toll Free)
Conference code: 956474

Find local AT&T Numbers:  https://www.teleconference.att.com/servlet/glbAccess?process=1&accessNumber=2167067005&accessCode=956474

DWC will consider all public comments. The notice of rulemaking, text of the regulations, and the initial statement of reasons can be found on the DWC rulemaking page.