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  1. #1
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    Mar 2012

    Default Future Medical Award - Do I Have to Go Through Utilization Review

    My workers compensation claim was made in the State of: California. The case went to hearing and an award given in 2001 which contained future meds. I need medical treatment and various items such as a power lift chair, etc., and someone recently told me that I had to go through the Utilization Review process, even though my award was before the changes in California law requiring that procedure. I looked at the statutes and they appear to only apply to cases not final as of the effective date. Is that law retroactive to me? That's not fair. Lizzy

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    Default Re: Calif 2001 Future Med Award - Do I Have to Go Through Utilization Review

    ALL claims/treatment are subject to the UR still have to treat with the WC Dr/MPN....

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