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California: Interpreters at Medical Treatment Appointments (WCAB en banc)

WCAB Issues En Banc Decision regarding Allowable Fees for Interpreters at Medical Treatment Appointments. In a March 17, 2011 decision, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board issued an en banc decision in the matter of Jose Guitron v. Santa Fe Extruders allowing for payment of interpreters at...

California Workers’ Compensation Reform SB 863 Analysis: Fee Schedule Provisions

***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.*** The proposed amendments in SB 863 to Labor Code Sections 5307.7 , 5307.8 , and 5307.9 set...