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New Treatment Guidelines Take Effect Dec. 1

By Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)

Friday, November 3, 2017 | 2341 | 2 | 157 min read

California’s medical treatment guidelines will get a long-awaited refresh next month when the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s guidelines are officially incorporated to replace recommendations that are, in some cases, 13 years old. Steve Cattolica Division of Workers’ Compensation Administrative Director George Parisotto on Wednesday signed an order incorporating 13 sections from the ACOEM guidelines into the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule. The director’s order will make ACOEM’s recommendations presumptively corre...

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Jim Heaney Nov 3, 2017 09:29 AM

Wow. A whole 30 days advance notice. That is so generous of you!! That in and of itself shows how out of touch the DWC is with what is actually happening and the burdens they put on the medical community..... Keep up the good work. At least you are consistent.

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