Every person confined under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Youth Authority who commits a battery by intentionally placing or throwing human excrement or other bodily fluids or bodily substances on the person of a peace officer or employee of the state prison may be ordered by the chief medical officer to receive an immediate voluntary or involuntary examination or test for hepatitis or tuberculosis and subsequent follow-up examinations if deemed necessary to the health of the peace officer or employee.
Every person confined in the state prison who commits a battery by intentionally placing or throwing human excrement or other bodily fluids or bodily substances on the person of a peace officer or other employee of the state prison may be ordered by the chief medical officer to receive an immediate voluntary or involuntary examination or test for hepatitis or tuberculosis and subsequent follow-up examinations if deemed necessary to the health of the peace officer or employee.
(e) Terms of imprisonment are subject to recall and reconsideration if any physician employed by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation determines, and subsequently notifies the chief medical officer, that a prisoner has six months or less to live or is permanently medically incapacitated. If the chief medical officer concurs with the prognosis, he or she shall notify the warden of the re-sentencing proceedings.
A health care service plan must authorize or deny a second opinion from another health professional upon the request from an enrollee or health professional treating an enrollee. The health professional providing the second opinion must provide the enrollee and the initial health professional with a consultation report.
When requested by an insured or contracting health professional who is treating an insured, a disability insurer that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses shall authorize a second opinion by an appropriately qualified health care professional. The insurer shall require the second opinion health professional to provide the insured and the initial health professional with a consultation report, including any recommended procedures or tests that the second opinion health professional believes appropriate.
If the medical examination does not show to the satisfaction of the county retirement board that the member is incapacitated physically or mentally and the member's application is denied on this ground, the board shall give notice of such denial to the employer.
As a condition of parole, a prisoner shall be treated by the Department of Mental Health when the person in charge of treating the prisoner and a psychiatrist or psychologist have evaluated the prisoner and a Department of Corrections chief psychiatrist has certified to the Board of Prison Terms that the prisoner has a severe mental disorder that cannot be kept in remission without treatment, that the disorder was a factor in the commission of the crime, that the prisoner has received treatment for the disorder for 90 or more days, and that because of the disorder the prisoner is a substantial
Whenever a court orders a hearing terminating parental rights or establishing guardianship of children adjudged dependent children of court, the court shall direct the agency supervising the child and the licensed county adoption agency or the State Department of Social Services to prepare an assessment that includes an evaluation of the child's medical, developmental, scholastic, mental, and emotional status.
Either the employee or the employer may object to the medical determination made by the treating physician provided that the medical issue does not fall within the exceptions from objections. If the employee objects to the utilization review decision to modify, delay , or deny the recommended treatment, the employee must notify the employer. If the employer has an attorney a medical evaluation must be obtained as provided and no other medical evaluation may be obtained.
If an injured employee notifies the employer of the injury or files a workers' compensation claim, the employer must arrange a medical evaluation and begin treatment. If the injured employee challenges the diagnosis or treatment of the treating physician, the employee may seek the opinion of another physician in the network provider and if the employee still disagrees a third physician's opinion may be sought.