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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor and Employment
Agency 30. Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter 70. Plan of Operation for the Medical Costs Peer Review Statewide Coordinating Committee under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act

16VAC30-70-70. Appointment of Peer Review Committees.

Part III
Peer Review System

A. The committee shall establish a regional peer review committee in each health systems area of the Commonwealth.

B. Each regional peer review committee shall be composed of five physicians who practice in the health systems area and treat recipients of workers' compensation benefits. The physician member of the committee who represents that health systems area shall be one of the members of, and shall serve as chairman of, the regional peer review committee.

C. The Medical Society of Virginia may nominate to the committee physicians having these qualifications. The committee may request additional nominees.

D. The term of the chairman shall be concurrent with his term on the committee. Appointments of members other than the chairman shall be made for terms of three years or the unexpired portions thereof. A vacancy other than by expiration of term shall be filled by the chairman of the committee for the unexpired term.

Statutory Authority

§ 65.2-1309 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR405-02-02 § 3.1, eff. Jan. 9, 1981; July 16, 1993.

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