Databases, publications, reports and schedules

Publications and print materials


EAMS and legacy case number lookup tool
Electronic Reporting System for Doctor’s First Report of Injury
Independent Bill Review Decisions: Search Tool
Independent Medical Review Decisions: Search Tool
Online QME Form 106 Panel Request
For injuries on or after 1/1/05, online only as of Oct. 1, 2015
Pharmacy fee schedule
Public information case search
Qualified medical evaluator
Searchable Database of Liens Dismissed per Labor Code §4903.05(c)(2)

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Publications and print materials

A Guidebook for Injured Workers 6th edition

Benefit notice manual and sample benefit notices - January 2016
Muestras De Notificaciones Acerca De Los Beneficios - January 2016

Division of Workers' Compensation/Workers' Compensation Appeals Board - Policy and Procedural Manual
Fact sheets and guides for injured workers
Physician's Guide to Medical Practice in the California Workers' Compensation System
Preventing Psychiatric Injuries

Time of hire notice - Aviso para el nuevo empleado

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Audit Unit annual reports
Audit Unit annual report
Carve-out program
Carve-out program: A report on activities for the calendar years 2004 - 2011
Independent Medical Review

IMR Glossary of Terms

Medical care in workers' compensation

Drug Formulary Implementation

Physician fee schedule studies
The following studies and papers were sponsored by the Department of Industrial Relations. They provide background information relevant to adoption of a resource-based relative value scale for the physician fee schedule.
Adopting medical fee schedules - summary - full text 2003
Fraud notices
Workers’ Compensation Fraud Warning Notice 2019
Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund (UEBTF) & Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund (SIBTF)
UEBTF job classification report - Fiscal Year 2022/23 (July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Workers' compensation ethics advisory committee reports

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Medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS)
Medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS)
Official medical fee schedule (OMFS)
Official medical fee schedule (OMFS) 1999 to present
Permanent disability rating schedule (PDRS)
  • Permanent disability rating schedule - 2005 acrobat image
    This schedule is effective for dates of injury on or after Jan. 1, 2005. This schedule will also be used to rate permanent disability in injuries that occurred before Jan. 1, 2005 when there has been either no comprehensive medical-legal report, or no report by a treating physician indicating the existence of permanent disability, or when the employer is not required to provide a notice to the injured worker under Labor Code section 4061.
  • Permanent disability rating schedule - 1997
    This schedule is effective for dates of injury on or after Apr. 1, 1997

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May 2024