News Releases

December 2017

December 21, 2017 DWC Suspends 16 Medical Providers
December 4, 2017 DWC Suspends 21 Medical Providers for Fraud

November 2017

November 21, 2017 DWC Suspends Nine Medical Providers for Fraud
November 14, 2017 Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspends 12 Medical Providers

October 2017

October 27, 2017 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Regulations for AB 1244’s Medical Provider Suspension Process to Combat Fraud
October 26, 2017 DWC Suspends Three Medical Providers for Fraud
October 12, 2017 Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspends Three Medical Providers for Fraud
October 5, 2017 Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspends Eight Medical Providers for Fraud
October 3, 2017 DWC to Lift Dismissal Notice on Lien Declarations Filed on July 2-3

August 2017

August 29, 2017 DWC Posts Database of Dismissed Liens
August 15, 2017 Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspends Five Medical Providers for Fraud
August 14, 2017 DWC to Dismiss More Than 292,000 Unresolved Liens
August 8, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Fermin Iglesias, Steven Rigler for Fraud

July 2017

July 17, 2017 DWC Reports More Than 441,000 Lien Declarations Filed

June 2017

June 28, 2017 DWC Posts RAND Report on Recommendations for Fraud Prevention in the Workers’ Compensation System
June 26, 2017 Deadline for Lien Claimants to File Labor Code Section 4903.05(c) Declaration
June 7, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Pasadena Psychiatrist for Fraud

May 2017

May 17, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Michael R. Drobot, Steven Howser for Fraud
May 9, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Sobol, Heric and Two Other Medical Providers

February 2017

February 16, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Seven Providers for Fraud
Liens associated with the suspended providers total $59 million

El DIR y la División de Compensación de Trabajadores suspenden a siete proveedores por fraude

January 2017

January 18, 2017 DIR Combats Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Stays 200,000 Liens with Claim Value of Over $1 Billion
Issues report on efforts to reduce medical provider and premium fraud
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