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CA OMFS Update: Pathology/Clinical Lab Fee Schedule for 7/1/2019

Jul 9, 2019

On July 8, 2019, California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) ordered an update to the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule ...

CA Physician MUE Reimbursement Change as of 7/1/2019

Jun 25, 2019

In Newsline No.: 2019-46, the California Division of Workers’ Comp (DWC) announced changes to the Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician Services / Non-Physician Practit...

CA Physician Reimbursements INCREASE as of 7/1/2019

Jun 19, 2019

In Newsline No.: 2019-46, the California Division of Workers’ Comp (DWC) announced changes to the Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician Services / Non-Physician ...

SB 537: Physicians Should REVOLT Against Inequities

May 15, 2019

DaisyBill believes every California physician should be extremely alarmed by the proposed addition of Labor Code § 138.8 in SB 537. If passed as-is, § 138.8 would require the...

Updates to California's Guidelines for the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)

Apr 10, 2019

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recently made two important announcements concerning the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS).First, th...

2019 Splinting & Casting Reimbursement Update

Feb 6, 2019

When navigating the seas of change, it’s refreshing to find an island of relative stability. Like California’s state-specific codes, the splinting and casting codes group (co...

California-Specific Codes Updated for 2019

Feb 4, 2019

With the flurry of new year fee schedule changes, California updated the Physician Fee Schedule reimbursement for its state-specific codes. These codes are explained in 8 CCR...

CA DWC Proposes Pharma Fee Schedule Changes, Seeks Public Comment

Oct 3, 2018

California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) proposed significant changes to the Pharmaceutical Fee Schedule. The proposals would bring pharmaceutical reimbursement c...

CA OMFS: New Billing Codes for Physician Fee Schedule

Sep 27, 2018

California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) ordered updates to the Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner portion of Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS), effectiv...

DWC Will Hold Meeting on Controversial Medical-Legal Rule Proposals

Sep 26, 2018

In May of this year, California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced proposed changes to the state Medical-Legal Fee Schedule (MLFS), and welcomed public comme...

CA DWC Revises OMFS Update, Resolves MUE/Acupuncture Confusion

Aug 3, 2018

A recently adopted Medicare Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) assigned a value of “0” to many common workers’ comp billing codes, including those for acupuncture services. Provid...

OMFS Update: Reimbursement Change For Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Services

Aug 1, 2018

California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) ordered an update to the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule, bringing the OMF...

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