Provider Suspension Procedure

Workers' compensation regulations
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9788.1, 9788.2, 9788.3, 9788.4, 9788.5, and 9788.6

Filed with Secretary of State Feb. 7, 2018
Effective Feb. 7, 2018

Comment charts

History of Provider Suspension Procedure

Hearing transcript

45 day comment period ends: Dec. 11, 2017

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: December 11, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: Elihu Harris State Office Building – Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

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 94612

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 11, 2017. 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:

Request for Readoption of Emergency Regulations
To Readopt Emergency Regulations Until January 3, 2018
Emergency Regulations Readopted – Expires: January 4, 2018


Request for Readoption of Emergency Regulations
To Readopt Emergency Regulations Until October 4, 2017
Emergency Regulations Readopted – Expires:  Oct. 5, 2017

Emergency Regulations Approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL)
Filed with Secretary of State - January 6, 2017
Effective - January 6, 2017

Notice of Proposed Emergency Action Issued: Dec. 13, 2016

The proposed Provider Suspension Procedure regulations will be submitted to OAL on Dec. 21, 2016 so that the regulations will be in place to be in compliance with changes mandated by Assembly Bill 1244. The regulations will not become effective until filing with the Secretary of State after approval by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). OAL has up to 10 days to consider the regulation, but may approve it before the 10 days have elapsed. Upon approval and filing with the Secretary of State, the regulation is effective for 180 days while the division conducts a formal rulemaking to adopt the regulation. For information on the OAL procedure, and to learn how you may comment on the emergency regulation, go the OAL's website at: