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August 25, 2010


Division of Workers' Compensation posts proposed amendments to benefit notice regulations on DWC forum for pre-rulemaking public comment

The Division of Workers' Compensation has posted an online forum for members of the public to use to review and comment on a draft of proposed revisions to the benefit notice regulations contained in Title 8, California Code of Regulations, section 9812.

The proposed amendments generally reduce the number of attachments required to be sent with benefit notices. The proposed amendments:

In addition, the proposed amendments:

All changes to the existing regulations are shown in an underline/strikeout format. In addition, due to the length of section 9812, the paragraphs to which amendments are being proposed are highlighted in yellow.

The forum can be found at: Click on "current forums" at the top of the page.

Comments will be accepted at the forum until 5:00 p.m. Sept. 9, 2010. Please feel free to participate in this important process.