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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 5. Transfer of Medical Treatment
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§9787. Appeal from Administrative Director's Order Granting or Denying Petition for Change of Primary Treating Physician.

Any order denying or granting the claims administrator's petition whether issued with or without hearing, shall be final and binding upon the parties unless within 20 days from service thereof the aggrieved party petitions the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board for relief in the manner prescribed by Section 10950 of the Board's Rules of Practice and Procedure.


Authority cited: Sections 133, 139.5, 4603.2, 4603.5 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600, 4603 and 4603.2, Labor Code.


1. Repealer and new section filed 11-9-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 46).

2. Amendment of section heading and section filed 12-22-2000; operative 1-1-2001 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 2000, No. 51).

3. Amendment of section and new Note filed 5-20-2003; operative 6-19-2003 (Register 2003, No. 21).

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