DIR Terminates 400 QME Doctors
Well, well. The Department of Industrial Relations has taken the hard line on their existing QMEs who aren't towing the line. Apparently, the doctors were denied reappointment as QMEs after DIR officials raised allegations that each had violated the state’s medical-legal fee schedule. This represents about 13% of the QMEs in the system.
These doctors who have been taken off of the approved list have banded together for a suit against the DIR stating they didn't have the opportunity to challenge. Matter of fact, they allege the DIR hasn't even responded to their requests for reinstatement. By doing so, the claimants stated they were denied due process of law.
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