656.794 established the Medical Advisory Committee in 1965. The
committee members are appointed by the Director of the Department
of Consumer and Business Services. The committee meets regularly
with Workers' Compensation Division to provide advice to the director
on matters relating to the provision of medical care to workers.
Members of the committee include representatives of the types of
health care providers that are most representative of those providing
medical care services to injured workers. The committee also includes
one insurer representative, one employer representative, one worker
representative, and one managed-care organization representative.
The director may appoint other persons as may be determined necessary
to carry out the purpose of the committee.