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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 10.5. Operation of the Information and Assistance Program of the Division of Workers' Compensation
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§9926. Referrals to a Qualified Medical Evaluator.

Upon the submission of a matter to an Information and Assistance Officer, the Officer, with the agreement of a party to pay the cost and with the consent of an unrepresented employee, may request that the Administrative Director direct the injured employee to be examined by a Qualified Medical Evaluator selected by the Medical Director, within the scope of the qualified medical evaluator's professional training, for the purpose of addressing any pertinent clinical question other than those issues specified in Labor Code Section 4061.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 133, 139.6, 5307.3, 5451 and 5703.5(b), Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5450-5455, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of section heading and section filed 2-16-95; operative 2-16-95. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 95, No. 7).

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