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CA: Substantial Telehealth Reimbursement Increase for Workers' Comp - Part 2

May 15, 2020

This is the second of our series on retroactive telehealth rule changes announced by the California Department of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) on 5/12/2020. Today we focus on ...

California Retroactively Changes Telehealth Reimbursement - Part 1

May 14, 2020

On 5/7/2020 the California Division of Workers’ Comp (DWC) Administrative Director, George P. Parisotto, issued a new Order with retroactive changes to the reimbursement calc...

Alpha Fund & LWP Claims Solutions No Longer Accept Phone Calls to Check Bill Status

May 12, 2020

One of our great DaisyBillers let us know that Alpha Fund and LWP Claims Solutions no longer allow providers to check bill status by phone. Instead, providers must fax Alpha ...

Medicare Releases REVISED Telehealth Rules - Part 2

May 6, 2020

This is part two of our series analyzing telehealth reimbursement rule changes that were announced last week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (aka “CMS'' or “M...

Medicare Releases REVISED Telehealth Rules - Part 1

May 5, 2020

Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (aka “CMS” or “Medicare”) significantly changed its telehealth reimbursement rules to adjust to the demands of the COVI...

OMFS: DWC Orders Further Pathology/Clinical Lab Adjustments

Apr 29, 2020

California’s Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) ordered further adjustments to the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Section of the state’s Official Medical Fee Schedule ...

Providers, Ignore Anthem's Incorrect Telehealth Claims (and don't ingest Lysol, either)

Apr 27, 2020

On Friday, Anthem Workers’ Compensation sent an email to workers’ comp providers with misleading claims regarding telehealth compliance. The email misrepresents telehealth pr...

CA: Authorization for Treatment Provided via Telehealth

Apr 24, 2020

When we published Telehealth Cheat Sheet: California Providers’ Guide, many providers reached out to us with questions regarding authorization requirements. For clarification...

Telehealth Cheat Sheet: California Providers' Guide

Apr 20, 2020

For providers, COVID-19 has necessitated rapid shifts in healthcare delivery. Suddenly, telehealth is critical to continuing treatment while maintaining social distance and h...

How E-Billing Helps Workers' Comp Providers Navigate COVID-19

Apr 16, 2020

There was a time when electronic billing was the future of workers’ comp revenue management. COVID-19 accelerated that transition, making e-billing an immediate necessity.

California DWC Changes Telehealth Regulations as of 4/15/2020

Apr 14, 2020

On April 13, 2020, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) issued a Newsline adopting changes to telehealth regulations effective for all dates of service on o...

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