California Regulations 9780.1 755

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§ Employee Selection of Personal Physician



If an employee wishes to be treated by a "personal physician" selected pursuant to Labor Code Section 4600, the employee shall notify his employer in writing. The notice need not be in any particular form, and may be in a form reasonably required by the employer and shall advise the employer of the name and address of such personal physician. Nothing in this Article shall prohibit an employer from permitting an injured employee to be treated by a physician of the employee's choice.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 124, 127, 133, 138.2, 138.3, 138.4, 139, 139.5, 139.6, 4600, 4601, 4602, 4603, 4603.2, 4603.5, 5307.3, 5450, 5451, 5452, 5453, 5454, and 5455, Labor Code. Reference: Chapters 442, 709, and 1172, Statutes of 1977; Chapter 1017, Statutes of 1976.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 11-7-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 45).