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  • February 2, 2018

    Ultimate 2018 Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Cheat Sheet

    Here it is: your complete, downloadable go-to resource for California workers’ comp reimbursement rates in 2018. This guide features the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) reimbursements for the procedure codes providers use most, including:

    • Evaluation & Management (E/M)
    • Surgery
    • Radiology (Professional Services)

    ...and more, plus reimbursements for medical-legal services! All OMFS reimbursements are effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2018. 

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  • January 24, 2018

    Medical-Legal Cheat Sheet: Reimbursements

    Billing for medical-legal services is one of the trickiest aspects of workers’ comp revenue management. Further complicating the process is the time-based nature of many medical-legal billing codes, with providers and insurance claims administrators disputing which codes are billable by time, and what constitutes a single unit of time.

    Here, we offer a guide on compliant medical-legal billing, for your easy reference.

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  • October 11, 2017

    Stay Compliant: An Update on Modifier 93 for Exams Requiring Interpreter Services

    Some insurers are making unreasonable demands regarding the application of modifier 93. Medical-legal providers use modifier 93 to bill for the extra time required to conduct an examination with a language interpreter. An important and necessary step, interpretation services ensure accurate communication between patient and doctor —  but at the cost of valuable, reimbursable time.

    According to provider advocates, certain insurers are wasting doctors' time by requiring redundant and unnecessary justifications for using this modifier.

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