California Regulations 9784 760

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§ Duties of the Employer



In addition to the duty of the employer to give notice pursuant to Sections 9782 or 9880, upon being notified of the name and address of the employee-selected physician or facility, the employer, after treatment has commenced, shall promptly authorize such physician or facility to provide all medical treatment reasonably required to cure or relieve the employee from the effects of the industrial injury, furnish the name and address of the person to whom billing for treatment should be sent, and provide such other information as is required by this Article.

The employer shall also arrange for the delivery to the selected physician or facility of all medical information relating to the claim, all X-rays and the results of all laboratory studies done in relation to the injured employee's treatment.

If the employee-selected physician or facility fails to provide adequate medical reports pursuant to Section 9785, the employer shall promptly notify said physician or facility of the requirements of Section 9785.

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. Repealer and new section filed 11-9-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 46).

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