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What's New Archive 2014

April 17, 2014 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Section)
April 17, 2014 Cal/OSHA Fines BART $210,000 in 2013 Accident that Killed 2 Transit Workers
April 15, 2014 Office of Policy, Research, and Legislation issues notice of modification to general prevailing wage determinations
April 14, 2014 Office of Policy, Research, and Legislation issues notice of modification to general prevailing wage determinations
April 14, 2014 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
April 14, 2014 Cal/OSHA Fines Real Estate Company Three Frogs, Inc. over $91,000 Following Tree-Trimming Fatality
April 14, 2014 Labor Commissioner Cracks Down on Wage Theft; Orders Reparations to Maids Fired for Cooperating in Wage Theft Investigation
April 11, 2014 DWC Posts Proposed “Guideline for the Use of Opioids to Treat Work-Related Injuries” to Online Forum for Public Comment
April 11, 2014 Part of $150 Million San Diego Construction Project Stopped after Sub-Contractor Cited for Not Having Contractors License: CSLB and DIR fines total $79,000
April 11, 2014 DWC Issues 15-Day Notice of Modification to Proposed Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (HOPD/ASC) Fee Schedule Regulations
April 10, 2014 DWC Announces Changes to Panel QME Request Process to Comply with Navarro v. City of Montebello
April 4, 2014 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS and Physician Services/Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
April 3, 2014 California Labor Commissioner orders Southern California Company to return over $336,000 to janitorial workers for unpaid wages
April 1, 2014 Office of Policy, Research, and Legislation issues notice of modification to general prevailing wage determinations
March 25, 2014 Cal/OSHA Launches 2014 Heat Illness Prevention Campaign
March 20, 2014 Record $17.7 Million in Unpaid Wages Returned to Workers on Public Works Projects in 2013
March 18, 2014 DWC Posts Proposed Changes to Regulations Reflecting Transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 to Online Forum for Public Comment
March 17, 2014 Indictment Transcript Unsealed Against Father And Son for $300,000 Theft Of Employee Wages On Public Works Project
March 14, 2014 California employers to post annual work-related injury and illness summary
March 14, 2014 Dept. of Industrial Relations - Overview of New Laws for 2014
March 10, 2014 DWC Issues Second 15-Day Notice for Modifications to Proposed Medical Provider Networks Regulations
March 5, 2014 Labor Commissioner Announces Improvements to Payment System for Certifying Electricians and Registering Electrician Trainees
March 3, 2014 DWC Posts Adjustment of Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) Inpatient Hospital Section to Conform to Medicare Changes
February 27, 2014 California Labor Commissioner Announces On-Line System for Submitting Farm Labor Contractor Applications
February 27, 2014 Office of Administrative Law has Approved DWC’s Final Version of the Predesignation of Personal Physicians and Reporting Duties of the Primary Treating Physician Rulemaking
February 26, 2014 DWC Reminds Parties to Include Required Documents when Filing IMR and IBR Applications, Will Cease to Issue Reminder Letters
February 24, 2014 DWC Announces Appointments to Workers' Compensation Ethics Advisory Committee
February 20, 2014 DWC Posts Adjustments to Physician Services and Non-Physician Practitioner Services Section of Official Medical Fee Schedule
February 18, 2014 DWC Posts Non-substantive Changes to the Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit Voucher Forms
February 14, 2014 DWC Posts Proposed Copy Service Fee Schedule Regulations to Online Forum for Public Comment
February 14, 2014 Update on DWC Santa Barbara Satellite Office Conference Scheduling
February 13, 2014 Final Refinery Safety Report Calls for Greater Collaboration and Oversight to Protect the Public and Employees
February 13, 2014 The Office of Administrative Law Has Approved DWC’s Final Versions of the Independent Medical Review and Independent Bill Review Regulations
February 10, 2014 Office of Policy, Research, and Legislation issues notice of correction to general prevailing wage determinations
February 7, 2014 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on March 11 to Revise the OMFS Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Fee Schedule
February 3, 2014 Judge Upholds Cal/OSHA Enforcement of Worker Protection Laws for Adult Film Performers
January 30, 2014 Office of Policy, Research, and Legislation issues notice of modification to general prevailing wage determinations
January 27, 2014 DWC Announces Recipients of 2014 Carrie Nevans Community Service Award
January 23, 2014 DWC Posts Adjustments to Physician Services and Non-Physician Practitioner Services Section of Official Medical Fee Schedule
January 21, 2014 DWC Posts 2014 Annual Report of Inventory Advice and Form for Claims Reported During Calendar Year 2013
January 17, 2014 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Examination on April 12
January 13, 2014 Mileage rate for medical and medical-legal travel expenses decreased effective January 1, 2014
January 7, 2014 Office of Policy, Research, and Legislation issues notice of modification to general prevailing wage determinations
January 2, 2014 DWC announces agenda for educational forums on UR and IMR