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DWC Retroactively Adopts 11 New Telehealth Service Codes

Oct 29, 2020

In a Newsline dated October 27, 2020, the California Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) announced the adoption of the updated Medicare List of Telehealth Services, which ...

Broadspire Employers: Audit Complaint Filed With DWC

Oct 21, 2020

In a recent article, Broadspire Defies CA Law and Denies Appeals Sent by Providers, we described Broadspires’ success in defying California workers’ comp laws without consequ...

Telehealth: CMS Medicare Adds 11 New Telehealth Services

Oct 21, 2020

Effective 10/14/2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (aka “CMS” or “Medicare”) added 11 new services to the List of Telehealth Services that Medicare will reimb...

CA: Telehealth Video-Only Restrictions Changed; Audio-Only Allowed - Part 3

May 18, 2020

This is the third 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 t...

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 ...

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...

ALERT: Malpractice Insurance & Telehealth Coverage

Apr 3, 2020

In our most recent webinar, California Workers’ Comp Telehealth Made Easy, we reviewed the Medicare and California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) rules for providing...

Support Essential Workers: Suspend Workers' Comp Reporting Requirements

Mar 26, 2020

While the rest of us come together by staying apart, not all Californians have the option of social distancing. Essential workers accept the high risk of exposure to COVID-19...

CA OMFS: DMEPOS Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2019

Oct 10, 2019

In Newsline No.: 2019-75, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced updates to the Official Medical Fee Schedule for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthe...

Claims Admins EXPLOIT Lack of Regulations in Timely Filing Law

Sep 5, 2019

In 2016, California State Bill 1160 was signed into law, instituting new timely filing requirements for workers’ comp medical treatment bills. Since 2017, Labor Code Section ...

CA OMFS: DMEPOS Fee Schedule Update Effective 7/1/2019

Jul 10, 2019

In Newsline No.: 2019-53, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced updates to the Official Medical Fee Schedule for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthe...

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 ...

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