California DWC

CA DWC Website Deletions Enrich Claims Administrators
May 16, 2024
CA DWC Website Deletions Enrich Claims Administrators
Given the complexity of workers’ comp (and the myriad ways claims administrators improperly deny requests for treatment and payment), knowledge is a precious resource for pro...
daisyBill Sends 13K+ Sedgwick Violations to CA DWC Director
May 10, 2024
daisyBill Sends 13K+ Sedgwick Violations to CA DWC Director
Sedgwick’s consistent refusal to comply with California workers’ comp laws and regulations shows no signs of abating—in fact, it’s getting worse.Having been instructed...
CA DWC Deletes Med-Legal FAQ From Website
May 9, 2024
CA DWC Deletes Med-Legal FAQ From Website
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is supposed to have a critical role in enforcing state laws and regulations. Just as critically, the DWC has a duty to
DWC Proposes Cutting Physician Dispensing Fees
Apr 9, 2024
DWC Proposes Cutting Physician Dispensing Fees
In February, California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) proposed changes to the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) for workers’ comp.While there are a slew...
CA: 2024 Physician Fee Schedule 2.75% Increase Explained
Apr 3, 2024
CA: 2024 Physician Fee Schedule 2.75% Increase Explained
Have trouble keeping up with California’s multiple fee schedule updates this year? It’s not just you. As reported earlier this week, effective for all dates of service...
WCIRB: By Insurers, For Insurers
Mar 28, 2024
WCIRB: By Insurers, For Insurers
The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Ratings Bureau (WCIRB) is one of the most influential organizations guiding the decisions of legislators, regulators, and other stakeholde...
daisyBill Takes Sedgwick Complaints to CA DWC Administrative Director
Mar 12, 2024
daisyBill Takes Sedgwick Complaints to CA DWC Administrative Director
It may be a new year, but it’s the same ol’ Sedgwick. However, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has indicated it may take a different (and hopefu...
2024 CA Physician Fee Schedule Changes
Feb 2, 2024
2024 CA Physician Fee Schedule Changes
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) issued an update to the Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner portion of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) for ...
DWC Removes Critical Info From FAQ Page
Feb 1, 2024
DWC Removes Critical Info From FAQ Page
For all the ways California providers can be denied reimbursement for treating injured workers, the state offers one solid protection: a simple (if poorly enfor...
CA OMFS Update: 2024 'WC' Report Billing Codes
Jan 31, 2024
CA OMFS Update: 2024 'WC' Report Billing Codes
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced reimbursement updates to the Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services section of the Official M...
Sedgwick Is Only Getting Worse
Jan 24, 2024
Sedgwick Is Only Getting Worse
When regulators allow payers to disregard workers’ compensation laws and regulations with impunity, providers cannot help but view the system as rigged against ...
CA: Will DWC Publish Physician UR Denial Data in 2024?
Dec 12, 2023
CA: Will DWC Publish Physician UR Denial Data in 2024?
January 1, 2024 is approaching. Will the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) comply with state law requiring the DWC to publish physician utilization (U...