California: AME/QME regulations, forms become effective
New regulations and forms used in the agreed medical evaluator/qualified medical evaluator process were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State on Jan. 13.
The modifications govern the AME/QME panel process. The new regulations and forms, part of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, sections 1 through 159, became effective Feb. 17. Further information and the new regulations and forms can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/DWCPropRegs/qme_regulations/qme_regulations.htm.
February 19, 2009
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