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CHA Submits Comments to DWC on Independent Bill Review Regulations

CHA has submitted the attached comments to the California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), regarding proposed modifications to Independent Bill Review (IBR) regulations. CHA’s comments focus specifically on inadequate timeframes for requesting IBR, lack of penalty for noncompliance by claims administrators and excessively restrictive limitations on consolidated IBR requests. Written comments on the proposals should be submitted to by 5 p.m. on Oct. 23. A complete list of proposed modifications is available on the Department of Industrial Relations website.