Medical Treatment Changes
Some of the most extensive changes to the Labor Code in SB 863 are intended to tighten up medical control in both Labor Code § 4600 as well as in the Medical Provider Networks. One of the principle methodologies for controlling...
By David Bryan Leonard, Esq.
***WARNING: The following analysis is based on the 8/24/2012 version of SB 863. On 8/31/2012, the Legislature passed SB 863. Be sure to check the final version of SB 863 posted on the Legislature website.***
By Robert G. Rassp, Esq.
So, 2013 is just around the corner and we are gearing up to learn the new law and regulations so that we can apply them in our cases. We have an interim period between now and July 1, 2013 when disputes over medical necessity...
By David Bryan Leonard, Esq., Special to the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Community
The 2012 California Workers’ Compensation and Risk Conference opened September 19, 2012 at the St. Regis Resort, Dana Point with an update from the...
***NEW! TO READ AN UPDATED ANALYSIS OF THE 8/30/2012 VERSION OF SB 863, CLICK HERE . On 8/31/2012, the Legislature passed SB 863.***
***WARNING: The analysis below was based on the 8/24/2012 version of SB 863. Several amendments were made to the bill...
The following analysis is based on the 8/30/2012 amended version of SB 863:
SB863, widely lauded as the “new and improved” workers’ compensation reform package passed both the houses of the legislature on Friday, August 31 and is now...