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California Medical Evaluators, CME News

October 17, 2018: DWC to Hold Pre-rulemaking Public Meeting on New Medical-Legal Fee Schedule

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 17 to discuss the structure of a new medical-legal fee schedule for the workers’ compensation system. This fee schedule is used to compensate physicians for examinations and reports that decide issues of compensability for work-related injuries. DWC posted a notice […]

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California Medical Evaluators, CME News, Medical-Legal In The News

DWC Agrees to Enforce QME Rules ‘As Written’ to Settle Lawsuits

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation agreed to enforce medical-legal billing rules as they are written as part of a settlement with eight doctors who accused the agency of relying on underground regulations to deny their reappointment as qualified medical evaluators. Although the division didn’t admit to using regulations that weren’t properly vetted by going […]

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Flagship Locations

CME News

CME's Ten Flagship Locations

We are proud to announce the completion of our 10 flagship CME offices for 2016   INTRODUCING:  Baldwin Park Fontana Garden Grove Moreno Valley Oxnard Palmdale Sacramento San Bernardino Van Nuys South LA These locations were thoughtfully selected and we anticipate a large volume of QME cases in all these areas. Our flagship offices were built exclusively for CME […]

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CME News

In the News: Northwestern University Professor Permitted to Return to Campus After Fitness for Duty

According to an article from The Daily Northwestern, the University has dropped a campus ban on a political science professor allowing her to come back and teach her class after undergoing a required psychological fitness for duty evaluation. At the end of July, the University put Ms. Jacqueline Stevens, a tenured professor, on immediate leave and […]

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CME News, Med-Legal General

General Counsel Ashleigh Bhole to Speak at DMEC Southern California Chapter Meeting

California Medical Evaluators’ General Counsel, Ashleigh Bhole will be speaking at the Disability Management Employer Coalition’s Southern California (Long Beach) Chapter Meeting on October 5, 2016. She will discuss FEHA/ADA compliance with respect to medical and psychological fitness for duty evaluations.  Ashleigh will be joined by Rachel Shaw, Principal Consultant & President of SHAW HR […]

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