If DMHC is overseeing your independent medical review, the process should take no more than 30 days. If the review is urgent, the process should take no more than seven days after your case has qualified for an independent medical review and the required documents have been received.[11]

If the CDI is overseeing your case, the independent medical review process should take no more than 45 days. If you request an expedited independent review, the process should take no longer than three days after the independent medical reviewer receives your request.[12]