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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 30. Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter 60. Procedural Regulations Governing the Administration of Medical Costs Peer Review by the Regional Peer Review Committees under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act

16VAC30-60-90. Defending party.

A. Any defending party subject to review under 16VAC30-60-80 shall be notified in writing by the Secretary of the Statewide Coordinating Committee.

B. The defending party shall be notified of peer review by certified mail, return receipt requested, within 30 days of the submission of a completed request for review to the Secretary. A copy of the notice shall be sent to the party requesting review.

C. The notice shall include:

1. A copy of the request for review;

2. A notice of the right of physician, insurer, employer, or counsel, to respond in writing and to appear before the peer review committee at an informal hearing; and

3. A notice of the requirement that a decision be reached by the peer review committee within 30 days after the informal hearing.

Statutory Authority

§ 65.2-1305 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR405-02-01 § 2.2, eff. Jan. 9, 1981; July 16, 1993.

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