DWC 27th Annual Educational Conference - Los Angeles

The largest workers' compensation educational event in the state is held in March in both Northern and Southern California. Speakers from the Division of Workers' Compensation and the private sector will address the most current topics and issues confronting claims administrators, medical providers, attorneys, rehabilitation counselors and others involved in workers' compensation. Join event

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The largest workers' compensation educational event in the state is held in March in both Northern and Southern California. Speakers from the Division of Workers' Compensation and the private sector will address the most current topics and issues confronting claims administrators, medical providers, attorneys, rehabilitation counselors and others involved in workers' compensation.
2
Day Event
50
Speakers
31
Sessions

DWC 27th Annual Educational Conference - Los Angeles

Speakers

Anne Schmitz
Anne Schmitz
Commissioner Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Jamie Spitzer
Jamie Spitzer
Presiding Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
Yvonne Lang
Yvonne Lang
Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson
Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson
Attorney
Steven Feinberg
Steven Feinberg
Medical Doctor
Dana Kirby
Dana Kirby
Major Claims Manager State Compensation Insurance Fund
Kriste Gibson
Kriste Gibson
Theresa Lowe
Theresa Lowe
Medical Case Manager CompAlliance
Anita Ahuja
Anita Ahuja
Manager CA Victim Compensation Board
Katherine Zalewski
Katherine Zalewski
Chair Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Marguerite Sweeney
Marguerite Sweeney
Commissioner Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Craig Snellings
Craig Snellings
Commissioner Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Jose Razo
Jose Razo
Commissioner Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Steven Siemers
Steven Siemers
Steven Siemers Dispute Resolution
Aimee Boggs
Aimee Boggs
Director of Specialty Programs E.K. Health Services
Jake Reason
Jake Reason
Vice President of Medicare Set-Aside Services E.K. Health
Douglas Benner
Douglas Benner
Chief Medical Officer E.K. Health Services
Rupali Das
Rupali Das
Senior Vice President & CA Medical Director Zenith Insurance Company
Rajiv Das
Rajiv Das
Medical Director for Risk Management Department Safeway
Steven Wiesner
Steven Wiesner
Medical Director for the Health Care Organization (HCO - Northern CA) Kaiser Permanente
Alex Swedlow
Alex Swedlow
President California Workers’ Compensation Institute
Mark Priven
Mark Priven
Bickmore
Pamela Pulley
Pamela Pulley
Presiding Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
Anna Kathryn Benedict
Anna Kathryn Benedict
Senior Counsel, Anti Fraud Unit Department of Industrial Relations
Dan Leiner
Dan Leiner
Cal/OSHA Area Manager
Joseph Guerriero
Joseph Guerriero
Senior Vice President of ReedGroup’s MDGuidelines™ division ReedGroup
Yvonne Hauscarriague
Yvonne Hauscarriague
Chief Counsel Division of Workers' Compensation
Barry Knight
Barry Knight
Disability Unit Manager Division of Workers' Compensation
Mark Kahn
Mark Kahn
Altman, Lunche & Blitstein.
Paige Levy
Paige Levy
Chief Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
Christina Fenimore
Christina Fenimore
Audit Manager Division of Workers' Compensation
Ilene Howard
Ilene Howard
Civil Penalty Supervisor, Audit Unit Division of Workers' Compensation
Mark Skarakis
Mark Skarakis
Audit Supervisor Division of Workers' Compensation
Monserrat Morita
Monserrat Morita
Audit Supervisor Division of Workers' Compensation
Eric Ledger
Eric Ledger
Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
Robert Rassp
Robert Rassp
Presiding Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
John Cortes
John Cortes
Counsel Division of Workers' Compensation
Ray Meister
Ray Meister
Associate Medical Director Division of Workers' Compensation
George Parisotto
George Parisotto
Administrative Director Division of Workers' Compensation
Lucy Shannon
Lucy Shannon
Director of Editorial Research & Development ReedGroup
Ellen Sims Langille
Ellen Sims Langille
General Counsel California Workers’ Compensation Institute
Saul Allweiss
Saul Allweiss
Attorney Law Offices of Allweiss & McMurtry
River Sung
River Sung
Counsel Division of Workers' Compensation
Colleen Casey
Colleen Casey
Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
David Lauerman
David Lauerman
Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
Therese Da Silva
Therese Da Silva
Workers' Compensation Judge Division of Workers' Compensation
Ray Correio
Ray Correio
Senior Associate Pearlman, Brown & Wax
Constantine Gean
Constantine Gean
Regional Medical Director Liberty Mutual
William Zachry
William Zachry
W. Kearse McGill
W. Kearse McGill
Professor of Law Humphrey's College

Agenda

Stages
Marquis 1-2-3

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

DWC Update

13:00 - 14:00
George Parisotto
Yvonne Hauscarriague

Effects of AB 5: Employee vs Independent Contractor

14:15 - 15:15
Eric Ledger
Robert Rassp

UR Rules, Process, & Investigations

15:30 - 16:30
George Parisotto
River Sung
Marquis 4-5-6

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Case Studies in Permanent Disability Rating

13:00 - 14:00
Barry Knight Barry Knight

MTUS Update: Guidelines, Formulary, & Website

14:15 - 15:15
John Cortes
Ray Meister
Joseph Guerriero
Lucy Shannon

Top Trial Tips

15:30 - 16:30
Colleen Casey
David Lauerman
Therese Da Silva
Aviation

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Case Law Update l

13:00 - 14:00
Mark Kahn
Paige Levy

Case Law Update ll

14:15 - 15:15
Mark Kahn
Paige Levy

Apportionment

15:30 - 16:30
Ray Correio Ray Correio
Imperial D-E-F

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

2020 Trending Topics in Audit

13:00 - 14:00
Christina Fenimore
Ilene Howard
Mark Skarakis
Monserrat Morita

Jeopardy

14:15 - 15:15
Ellen Sims Langille
Saul Allweiss

Medical Technology in Workers' Compensation

15:30 - 16:30
Constantine Gean
William Zachry

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