Newsline No. 32-12  
June 25, 2012  

DWC posts updated Spanish version of the fact sheet explaining the use of qualified medical evaluators and agreed medical evaluators

In April 2012, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) posted an updated English version of the fact sheet for injured workers on its Web site which provides answers to questions about qualified medical evaluators and agreed medical evaluators. This fact sheet E is available in PDF and Word format. Only the text is required for compliance. The division gave notice to the industry in a Newsline posted on June 15, 2012. The division has now posted the Spanish version of this fact sheet and is providing a grace period until Aug. 1, 2012 to use the both the English and Spanish versions of the revised fact sheet as required for issuance of benefit notices.

Specific changes to fact sheet E:

The updated fact sheet, including the text only version, is available in English and Spanish and can be found on the “Fact sheets and guides for injured workers” link on the I&A Unit Web page.