COVID-19 Updates and resources
The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association is closely monitoring the situation related to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in order to safeguard the health and well-being of our members, staff, and event attendees.
We share the public’s concerns about protecting against the spread of COVID-19 and will take the necessary precautions to help reduce spreading the disease further.
Thank you for continuing to be a valuable member of the CAAA community. Please see below for the latest updates from CAAA along with links to helpful resources and information.
Latest CAAA Updates:
December 11, 2020: DWC Advises of Delayed Processing Times of Mailed Documents During Regional Stay-at-Home Orders
September 21, 2020: Governor Newsom Signs SB 1159 and AB 685
August 12, 2020: DWC, WCAB Announce Video Conference Option for Trials Beginning August 17
Latest updates from DIR/DWC/WCAB:
October 27, 2020: DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule to Adopt Medicare Updated Telehealth List to Address the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
October 13, 2020: DWC Emergency Regulations for Medical-Legal Reporting in Response to COVID-19 are in Effect through March 12, 2021
September 9, 2020: DWC and WCAB Continue to Expand Hearing Options at the District Offices
August 12, 2020: DWC and WCAB Continue to Expand Hearing Options at the District Offices
May 28, 2020: DWC and WCAB Continue to Expand Hearing Schedule at the District Offices
May 27, 2020: DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory (Additional COVID-19 Codes/Fees Added)
May 27, 2020: DWC Posts ACOEM’s Coronavirus COVID-19 Guideline on MTUS
May 20, 2020: DWC, WCAB Update Forms to Identify Injuries Related to COVID-19
May 19, 2020: DWC Emergency Rulemaking Regulations for Medical-Legal Reporting in Response to COVID-19 are in Effect
May 12, 2020: DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule Including Expansion of Telehealth to Address COVID-19 Emergency (Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
Helpful links and resources:
We encourage everyone to take the necessary steps to protect your health. Please visit the following websites for the latest guidance and information.