Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has posted new frequently asked questions (FAQs) in response to inquiries about compliance with recently amended regulations on medical provider networks (MPNs). In addition, the DWC Web site provides a fillable version of the revised notice of the MPN plan modification form and sample MPN notice language for required employee notices.
Employers and insurers are required to revise employee notices to comply with the regulations effective Oct. 8, 2010.
New FAQs about the MPN regulatory revisions effective Oct. 8, 2010, http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/mpn/DWC_MPN_FAQ.html#2
The new version of the notice of MPN plan modification form http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/FORMS/MPN_MaterialModification_oct2010.pdf becomes effective on Oct. 8, 2010. The current version of the form should be used until the new version goes into effect on Oct. 8, 2010 … read more