Evaluating Medical Treatment Guideline Sets For Injured Workers In California

Author: Teryl K. Nuckols
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
ISBN: 9780833038357
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An evaluation of medical guidelines that might be used to determine the appropriateness of treatment for work-related injuries in California. Of 72 guideline sets that were identified and screened, five comprehensive sets were found to satisfy the legislative requirements and state preferences. Based on results of a comparative evaluation of the technical quality and clinical content of the five guideline sets, recommendations are given for actions the state might take in the short term, intermediate term, and longer term.

Evidence Based Treatment Guidelines For Treating Injured Workers

Author: Andrew S. Friedman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323393527
Size: 66.81 MB
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Medical treatment guidelines are written from a clinical perspective, to guide clinical care. The review criteria that will be included in this issue of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinics are evidence based and are developed by practicing physicians and advisors who work in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Health care providers are expected to be familiar with the guidelines and follow the recommendations. Good medical judgment is important in deciding how to use and interpret this information.

The History And Transformation Of The California Workers Compensation System And The Impact Of The New Reform Law Senate Bill 899

Author: Elias Teferi
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781456829476
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The purpose of this study was to determine the perception among defense attorneys regarding the New Reform Law SB899. The study was also to further assess defenses satisfaction with regard to the leadership provided by Governor Schwarzenegger, Senator Poochigian and the Legislature as a whole. Furthermore the study was to assess defense attorneys readiness to defend the gain afforded following the passage of the reform law.

Adopting Medicare Fee Schedules

Author: Barbara O. Wynn
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
ISBN: 9780833034762
Size: 77.51 MB
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In response to rapidly increasing medical costs in the California workers' compensation program, the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation is recommending that the current fee schedule that determines the amount health care providers are paid be linked to Medicare fee schedules. This study examines issues arising from the differences between the two types of fee schedules, modifications that may be needed to tailor the Medicare fee schedules to California's injured workers, and the implications of automatic annual updates to the schedules.

Annual Report

Author: California. Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
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Hearing

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Biennial Report

Author: California. Department of Industrial Relations
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