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 management 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."