California Regulations 9783 759

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§ Duties of the Employee



Upon selecting a treating physician or facility pursuant to Labor Code Section 4600 30 days after reporting the injury, the employee shall immediately notify the employer of the name and address of the physician or facility selected. The employee shall not be penalized for failure to so notify the employer if the selected physician or facility promptly gives notice to the employer of the commencement of treatment or if the employer receives this information promptly from any source.

If so requested by the selected physician or facility, the employee shall sign a release permitting the selected physician or facility to report to the employer as required by these rules.

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. Amendment filed 11-11-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 45).