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CAAA Calls for Collaboration on SB 863 Implementation


SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today called for collaboration in the implementation of SB 863. “CAAA supports the  permanent disability compensation increases the Administration enacted, but we are concerned that some employees who are unable to return to their jobs will ....

SB863 in the Media

Hear Brad Chalk, CAAA Legislative Chair

September 19, 2012 Insight Program on Workers Compensation Reform  from Capital Public Radio Insight Podcast



CAAA's 863 Committee members highlight changes to your WC practice, provisions and operative dates. Watch the webinar and learn about operative dates for the many different provisions of SB 863; what to do to make sure your vocational experts' testimony is considered under the changed rules; how home health care is affected; how Utilization Review and Independent Medical Review should be approached; AME/QME issues; and, how Vouchers and Medical Provider Networks have changed.


Available Through Our Bookstore


2013  Winter Convention

Dates: Jan 24 - 27, 2013
San Diego, CA


Navigating your way through the Comp System since SB863.  Sessions cover advice and actions necessary to comply with the new regulations. Click here to go to our bookstore and to purchase the online videos.



Comprehensive Overview of SB863 Seminar

Presented in two locations - Northern CA - Oakland and Southern CA - Los Angeles.  Each session includes panelists who were there in Sacramento while the Bill was being debated.  The seminar was held on October 6th, 2012.

The materials include significant tools related to the changes to the legislation.
Each session was recorded and available for viewing. 

Purchase the Los Angeles video or the Oakland video.



CA DWC Updates Fact Sheet... SB 863
2/8/2012 - Source: WorkersCompensation

Regulatory Implementation and Burning Hands
2/7/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

California: First regulations from SB 863 released 
1/28/2013 Source: Risk & Insurance Digital Edition

Pay Docs for Listening and Caring
1/17/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

CA DWC Preparing Balanced Approach to SB 863 Implementation 
01/2/2013 Source: WorkersCompensation

Employers Commend Progress To-Date on Workers’ Comp Reforms 
12/20/2012 Source: Insurance Broadcasting Institute

Workers' Comp and Guns 
12/20/2012 - Source: Julius Young, WorkersCompZone

The Regulatory Process Myth 
12/17/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

Ca: Regulators Approve Updated Pamphlets, Posting Notices for SB 863   
Source: Risk&Insurance 

In Jerry We Trust 
Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

CA OSIP Announced SB 863 Emergency Regulations

Nothing Says 'Jones for Governor' Better than 863
12/4/2012 Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

SB 863 And Rates: Jones Not A Betting Man
12/3/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

11/30/2012 - Source Julius Young, WorkersCompZone

IMR/IBR - Cultural Change Doesn't Come Easy
11/28/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

CA Rate Hearings: The Truth Will Sink In
11/19/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

California DWC Posts Draft SB 863 Regulations

IBR/IMR: A Cultural Shift Subject to the Test of Time
11/01/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

10/31/2012 - Source:  XpertHR - Partnered with LexisNexis

California Rating Bureau Revamps Rate Filing
10/30/2012 Source: Risk & Insurance Digital Edition

There Is No Logic Anymore
10/30/2012- Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog

Money for Almost Nothing  
10/08/2012 - Source: DePaolo's Work Comp World Blog