QME Exam Preparation – Recommended Topics

AMA Guidelines & Permanent Disability


AME and QME Evaluation Regulations & Forms



  • Causation of Injury
    • Industrial Causation
  • Causation of Disability

Cumulative Trauma Injuries (CTs)

  • State Fund v W.C.A.B. (Dorsett)
  • Date of Injury in Cumulative Injury
    • California Labor Code Section 5411 and 5412c

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) & Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC)

ICD-10 Codes and Diagnosis

Primary Treating Physician (PTP)

Privacy Compliance for Work Related Medical Issues and HIPAA

QME Sanction Guidelines

Rules of Self-Referrals / Cross Referrals

  • Workers’ Compensation Reform Act (AB 110)
  • Labor Code sections 139.3 and 139.31

Substantial Evidence of Causation Apportionment

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Worker’s Compensation Terms


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