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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Four Workers’ Comp Judges Disciplined

The Division of Workers’ Compensation’s nine-member Ethics Advisory Committee handled a caseload of 32 complaints last year, including 29 cases that were filed in 2018. The complaints against workers’ comp … Read More »

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JLA Committee Approves QME, State Comp Audits

The California State Auditor is being ordered to audit the Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Workers’ Compensation’s alleged mishandling of the qualified medical evaluator program.  It has also been … Read More »

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Apportionment is Mandatory

A California Court of Appeal overturned the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and said apportionment is mandatory when a pre-existing condition adds to the level of permanent disability for an injured … Read More »

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