Bulletin No. 48-04
October 27, 2004

DWC offers teleconference on medical provider network (MPN) regulations and MPN application process
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

On Wednesday, November 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will hold a teleconference to review the new MPN regulations (CCR Title 8 9767) and the MPN application process. We encourage those organizations working on MPN applications to take advantage of this session and to make sure their application for MPN approval is complete before submission to DWC.

Call 1-888-455-3619 and enter pass code (5676950) to join the teleconference. The session will be opened by the moderators at 10 a.m. and will last approximately 1 ½ hours. No live questions will be taken during the teleconference. However, you may submit questions by email to Kathy Dervin at kdervin@dir.ca.gov. Please send your questions by 5 p.m. on Nov. 1 and write MPN teleconference question in the subject line. We will address the most common questions during the teleconference session.

The teleconference can accommodate 80 callers and is aimed at those organizations that are working on MPN applications.

The teleconference will be presented by Kathy Dervin, manager of the Medical Provider Network Program and Destie Overpeck, lead DWC attorney for the MPN regulations.