Benefit notice regulations

Workers' compensation final regulations
Benefit notices
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9767.1, 9767.16, 9810, 9811, 9812, 9813, 9813.1 and 9813.2

Filed with the secretary of state Dec 11, 2007
Effective Apr. 9, 2008

History of benefit notices


3rd 15 day comment period - Oct. 18, 2007

2nd 15 day comment period - Oct. 4, 2007

1st 15 day comment period - Aug. 29, 2007

  • Transcript of public hearing testimony ** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **version

45 day comment period - Dec. 12, 2006

Note: The following fact sheets for injured workers concerning temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits and the agreed medical evaluator/qualified medical evaluator medical evaluation process are the "DWC informative pamphlets" referred to in the proposed regulations.

  • Fact sheet C word image version acrobat image version Answers to your questions about temporary disability benefits
  • Fact sheet D word image version acrobat image version Answers to your questions about permanent disability benefits
  • Fact sheet E word image version acrobat image version Answers to your questions about qualified medical evaluators and agreed medical evaluators

Time and place of public hearing

A public hearing has been scheduled to permit all interested persons the opportunity to present statements, arguments, either orally or in writing, with respect to the subject noted above. The hearing will be held at the following time and place:

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: The Junipero Serra State Building, Auditorium
320 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA

Camera usage will be allowed in only one area of the hearing room. To provide everyone a chance to speak, public testimony will be limited to 10 minutes per speaker and should be specific to the proposed regulations. Testimony exceeding 10 minutes may be submitted in writing.

Written comments should be addressed to:

Maureen Gray, regulations coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers' Compensation
1515 Clay Street, 18th floor
Oakland, CA 94162

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006. Written comments may be submitted by facsimile transmission (FAX), addressed to the contact person at (510) 286-0687. Written comments may also be sent electronically (via e-mail), using the following e-mail address: