1/1/2013 CA DWC Requires Work Capacity Exam for PTP, QME & AME

A “Physician’s Return-to-Work & Voucher Report” or the DWC AD 10133.36 is a mandatory form that needs to be filled out by the first physician (Primary Treating physician, Panel Qualified Medical Examiner or Agreed Medical Examiner) who finds the that the disability from all conditions has become permanent and stationary and finds that the injury caused partial permanent disability on this new EAMS form: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/DWCPropRegs/SJDB_Regs/Form10133.36.pdf

Medical Legal Experts Inc. wrote the Physicians’ Guide to Functional Capacity Evaluations, accepted by the California Department of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) for educational purposes. Medical Legal Experts assists PTP, QME & AME physicians is gathering functional data to complete this mandatory work capacity form in California.