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Release Number: 2022-04
Date: January 7, 2022

DWC Accepting Applications for Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Examination on April 16-23

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is now accepting applications for the Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) examination for April 2022. The examination will be held between April 16, 2022, to April 23, 2022.

The DWC will offer In-person computer-based testing (CBT) for the April 2022 QME examination using Pearson VUE. CPS HR consulting, the vendor managing the QME Exam, will notify interested candidates of the registration and scheduling process.
The test sites will be announced on the Registration Notices.

QMEs are independent physicians certified by the DWC Medical Unit to conduct medical evaluations of injured workers. The application and Registration packet for the QME exam can be downloaded from the DWC website. Applicants may also contact the Medical Unit at 510-286-3700 to request an application via U.S. mail, email, or fax. The deadline for filing the exam applications is March 3, 2022. No applications will be accepted after this postmarked date. For more information, contact the Medical Unit at 510-286-3700 or by email at QMETest@dir.ca.gov.