Five Things You Need to Know: 3/17, Friday Edition
1) CA Court to Decide Constitutionality of Independent Medical Reviews
As part of its effort to streamline the workers’ compensation procedure, California made several changes to its laws in 2013. One of the major changes was the introduction of the Independent Medical Review (IMR) procedure. The way the law works is if an injured worker disagrees with a treatment decision, he or she can request a utilization review (UR), in which an independent medical doctor reviews the records and ...
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