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Monday, August 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utilization Review Physicians Do Not Owe Injured Workers "Duty of Care" »
CSIMS member, Dr. Robert Weinmann offers some solutions after the King v. CompPartners Ruling. That Utilization R...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSIMS Media Clips Report 8/22 »
UPCOMING EVENTS DaisyBill: Worker...
Friday, August 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
KP PUBLIC AFFAIRS ASSUMES ADVOCACY AT CSIMS »
  From our very own CSIMS member, Robert L. Weinmann, MD:   The California Society of Industrial Medici...
Thursday, August 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSIMS Media Clips Report 8/9 »
  UPCOMING EVENTS...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSIMS Media Clips Report 7/27 »
  California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS) Media Clips July 27, 2018...
Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSIMS Media Clips Report 7/20 »
California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS) Media Clips   July 20, 2018  ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
AB 3087: A Step Backwards »
If  AB 3087 (Kalra) becomes law, California will be obliged to appoint a commission to set prices and ration care. Ac...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Issue of Interference in Forensic Autopsies Isn't a New Issue »
Originally published June 2, 2016.   Forensic Autopsy Bill, SB 1189, Clears Senate, Moves  to Ass...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
DWC Announces Final Approval to Adopt a Drug Formulary for the Medical Treatment of Injured Workers »
Final regulations are now available for California's workers' compensation Formulary.   Click here for...
Friday, November 3, 2017
DWC Posts Order Adopting Updates to Treatment Guidelines »
DWC Posts Order Adopting Updates to Treatment Guidelines   Click here for the full story.  ...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Governor signs bill that will save physicians millions in workers’ comp premiums »
Governor signs bill that will save physicians millions in workers’ comp premiums   Click here to read th...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Judge Expedites Hearing in QME Certification Dispute »
From WorkCompCentral News Release 10/25/17: Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant&n...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
110 out of 111 NFL Players' Brains Show Chronic Degenerative Disease »
New York Times Story: 110 out of 111 NFL Players' Brains Show Chronic Degenerative Disease:  http://tinyurl.com/yd2p...
Friday, June 30, 2017
CLARIFICATION to Lien Claimants Declaration Update »
CLARIFICATION to Lien Claimants Declaration Update   The last sentence of the most recent eBlast about th...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Update on Filing Labor Code §4903.05 Lien Declarations »
Update on Filing Labor Code §4903.05 Lien Declarations   On June 21, CSIMS notified its members of t...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Robert Weinmann, MD Receives CSIMS' Silver Scalpel Award »
The award is presented at the Mid-Summer Seminar in June, in recognition of Dr. Weinmann's commitment to excellence in occ...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
DWC Fails to Inform about Vital Step for filing 4903.05 Lien Declarations »
DWC FAILS TO INFORM WORKERS' COMP COMMUNITY ABOUT A VITAL STEP WHEN FILING  LABOR CODE 4903.05 LIEN DECLARATIONS...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practice owners no longer the physician majority »
Practice owners no longer the physician majority   For the first time, physicians who have an ownership stak...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RAND Issues Preliminary MLFS Report; Big Changes Coming »
Yesterday, RAND Corporation presented to the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) its prelimi...
Friday, May 5, 2017
CSIMS eBlasts: All the News You Need in One Place »
  Follow this link and bookmark it to view all CSIMS eBlast communication in one spot! Members receive eBlasts...
Friday, April 21, 2017
The Weinmann Report: A Proposal for Single Payer »
Senate Bill 562 (Introduced by Lara and Atkins): A Proposal for Single Payers that Includes Provision for Selective Bargai...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A New York Times Series: Paying Till It Hurts »
A NYT series examining the costs of healthcare in the US.   Topics include: The $2.7 Trillion...
Friday, April 7, 2017
What constitutes a "violent act" in Workers' Comp? »
  In 2013, CSIMS issued a position pape r on what constitutes a "catastrophic injury" in response to the enac...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Ramirez v WCAB Ruling »
    Read the decision on the Court of Appeals website here . Read a summary on WorkersComp Zone he...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obamacare, Trumpcare, or Ryancare? The Weinmann Blog. »
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 09:42 PM PDT "We own it,"  that's what Rick Santorum, former presidential cand...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
New and Amended Lien Filing Rules-Important for Lien Claimants Who Filed Before January 1, 2017 »
  From DWC Newsline No.: 2017-15 The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) has adopt...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
DWC Denies Rumor and Clarifies its Policy Regarding QME CME »
  February 14, 2017   Last week, CSIMS became aware of a rumor circulated by mail regarding an alleged...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Record Reviews are Now Reimburseable! »
DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician/Non-Physician Practitioner Services.  ...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Malpractice Reform Makes it to California Supreme Court »
MALPRACTICE REFORM MAKES IT TO CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT The late and illustrious David J. DePaolo was on tar...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Forms for Lien Filings to Comply with Recent Legislation Now Available »
  Forms for Lien Filings to Comply with Recent Legislation Now Available from the DWC.   Read the...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DWC Confirms CSIMS' Conclusion that SB 1160 Declarations are Not Required for "Activated" Liens »
DWC Confirms CSIMS' Conclusion that  SB 1160 Declarations are Not Required for "Activated" Liens  ...
Thursday, December 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 1160 - The Whole Story »
SB 863    On Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in the closing hours of the biennial legislative session,...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
WCAB Proposes Rules to Implement SB 1160 »
The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) has issued a notice of public hearing regarding a proposed addition and ame...
Friday, December 2, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Rules on Lien Claims Filings »
  DWC Notice of Public Hearing January 4 on Proposed Amendments to Rules on Lien Claims Filings  ...

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