REGULATIONS FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE - EMERGENCY

Jurisdiction
California
Publication
Issue 30-Z
Volume 2022
Published July 29, 2022
Rule Type
Emergency Rule
Issuing Body
Division of Workers' Compensation

Notice Text

Division of Workers' Compensation File # 2022-0713-05 QME Regulations in Response to COVID-19 In this emergency action, the Division of Worker's Compensation (DWC) re-adopts an emergency regulation regarding medical-legal evaluations in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the DWC adopts this emergency regulation, which is similar to section 46.2. This emergency regulation allows Qualified Medical Evaluators (QME), Agreed Medical Evaluators (AME), or other medical-legal evaluations to be performed via telehealth. Title 08 Adopt: 46.3 Filed 07/19/2022 Effective 07/19/2022 Agency Contact: Nicole L. Richardson (510) 286-0656