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DWC Admin. Director Responds to Home Health Care Column

By Destie Overpeck

Monday, December 14, 2015 | 251 | 1 | min read

Julius Young wrongly asserts that California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation intends to deny necessary home health care and push injured workers to In-Home Support Services. (“A Disconnect: IHSS and the Comp System,” Julius Young, Dec. 10). Young fails to recognize that the state’s Division of Workers’ Compensation is revising the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule to make the home health care section more comprehensive.   California Labor Code section 4600 requires that all medical care – including home health care – be provide...

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David Stein Nov 3, 2016 07:58 AM

Could you next address the blatant unfairness and bias introduced into the workers comp system when carriers buy influence at DWC as evidenced recently with the hiring of Rupali Das by Zenith and in the past by those hired before her?

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