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California: UR Defective for Lack of Documentation When Neither Party Challenged WCJ’s Finding
Posted on 5 Dec 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

In Jovel v. Sisters of the Holy Names , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB panel affirmed the WCJ’s finding that the defendant’s utilization review non-certification of the treating physician’s request for authorization to... Read More

California: WCAB Provides Guidance on Addressing Insufficient Utilization Review Documentation
Posted on 23 Aug 2014 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

The UR process requires a good faith effort by both the treating physician and the UR physician to assure that the necessary and appropriate information is available In Smith v. Plant Construction , 2014 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS –, the WCAB... Read More