The California Workers’ Compensation Institute recently completed its 2009 California Workers’ Compensation Regulatory Update seminar and is now making the 200-page training manual from that program available for those who were unable to attend the seminar and for attendees who requested additional copies for in-house training and reference. The manual is broken into five sections:
• The QME Regulations
• The Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule
• Updates on Ogilvie and Almaraz (rebutting the PD Rating Schedule)
• Audit Regulations
• Regulatory Changes on the Horizon
In addition, the manual contains useful supplementary information, including a handy QME Regulations Desk Guide, dispute resolution flow charts, a Guide to the QME Statutory and Regulatory Time Frames and several of the key forms, as well as an overview the recent Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule changes and a table citing the relevant statutes, plus a glossary of key MTUS terms.
The price of the manual is $50 for CWCI members, $65 for nonmembers, with a discount of $15 per manual for orders of 10 or more. To order, visit to the Institute’s online Store at http://www.cwci.org/shop.