Proposed Med-Legal Fees Still Controversial

The Division of Workers’ Compensation’s latest proposal for updating California’s med-legal fee schedule (MLFS) is continuing to generate controversy and pushback from the workers’ comp community. The Division’s initial proposal … Read More »

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QMEs, Division In Telemedicine Dispute

The group of qualified medical evaluators (QMEs) pressing the Division of Workers’ Compensation to authorize remote med-legal evaluations were less than impressed with the Department’s non-committal response to the request. … Read More »

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AB 44 Delayed, Backers Still Eye Amendments

Backers including applicant’s attorneys of Assemblyman Eloise Gomez-Reyes’ (D-San Bernardino), herself an applicant’s attorney, bill to carve out exceptions to California’s rules for utilization review and independent medical review are … Read More »

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AB 44 Delayed, Backers Still Eye Amendments

Backers including applicant’s attorneys of Assemblyman Eloise Gomez-Reyes’ (D-San Bernardino), herself an applicant’s attorney,  bill to carve out exceptions to California’s rules for utilization review and independent medical review are still … Read More »

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Neuropsychologist QME Bill Advances

A renewed effort to once again allow neuropsychologists to be a specialty designation for qualified medical evaluator (QME) panels in California’s workers’ comp system is advancing in the Legislature. The … Read More »

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