California qualified medical evaluators have lodged another complaint about underground rule-making in their nearly two-year fight with the Division of Workers’ Compensation over how the agency is handling requests for recertification. Nicholas Roxborough Six former QMEs in an amended complaint filed Wednesday with the Los Angeles County Superior Court said the division is limiting their ability to cite time spent on medical research as a complexity factor as part of a “scorched-earth policy” to deny reappointment licenses. The providers claim the division adopted t...
James Witkop Feb 23, 2018 06:33 AM
I am curious what prompted this. This pretty much came out of nowhere and I am not aware of any recent legislation that would have motivated this recent effort by the DIR.