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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 5.5.2. Medical treatment utilization schedule

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§ 9792.23.Clinical Topics.

(a) The Administrative Director adopts and incorporates by reference a series of medical treatment guidelines into the MTUS commencing with section 9792.23.1.
(b) For all conditions or injuries not addressed in the MTUS treatment guidelines, the authorized treatment and diagnostic services shall be in accordance with other scientifically and evidence-based medical treatment guidelines that are nationally recognized by the medical community pursuant to section 9792.21(d)(1).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.3 and 5307.27, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 77.5, 4600, 4604.5 and 5307.27, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 6-15-2007; operative 6-15-2007 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2007, No. 24).
2. Renumbering of former section 9792.23 to section 9792.26 and new section 9792.23 filed 6-18-2009; operative 7-18-2009 (Register 2009, No. 25).
3. Editorial correction of operative date in History 2 (Register 2009, No. 30).
4. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 4-20-2015; operative 4-20-2015 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2015, No. 17).
5. Amendment of subsection (b)(1) filed 7-28-2016; operative 7-28-2016 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2016, No. 31).
6. Amendment filed 1-11-2018; operative 12-1-2017. Submitted to OAL for filing and printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 5307.27(a) (Register 2018, No. 2).

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