DWC Accepting QME Application on October 29, 2016

Newsline No.: 2016-71                                               Date: July 13, 2016

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is now accepting applications for the Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) examination on October 29. QMEs are independent physicians certified by the DWC Medical Unit to conduct medical evaluations of injured workers. Applications for the QME exam may be downloaded from the DWC website.

Applicants may also contact the Medical Unit at 510-286-3700 to request an application via U.S. mail, email or fax.

The deadline for filing the exam applications is September 15.

As a requirement for QME licensees, a 12 hour report writing seminar is mandatory.  MLE is approved to provide the 12 hour report writing seminar and is offered free of charge for members.