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Release Number: 2022-56
Date: July 11, 2022

DWC Accepting Applications for Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Examination on October 15-22

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is now accepting applications for the Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) examination for October 2022. The examination will be held between October 15, 2022, to October 22, 2022.

The DWC will offer in-person computer-based testing (CBT) for the October 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 September 1, 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.