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Ease Authorization Requirements for Workers' Comp During COVID-19

Apr 9, 2020

For California providers, obtaining authorization for workers’ compensation treatment requires substantial administrative resources. As COVID-19 strains those resources, prio...

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...

CA DWC Seeks Public Comment on MTUS Updates

Jul 16, 2018

California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation seeks to update the state’s Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS). The DWC wants to align the MTUS with recent and not-...

No Response? What to Do When Claims Admin Ignores Your Bill

May 17, 2018

It happens far too often: providers treat an injured worker for a California employer, send the bill to the claims administrator, and then...nothing. Workers’ comp is ...

Medical-Legal Complexity Factors: Provider Requirements

May 9, 2018

Recently, a DaisyBill client faced unreasonable demands from a bill review regarding complexity factors for medical-legal billing code ML104. Fortunately, our client’s refusa...

Medical-Legal: When to Bill For Report Preparation

May 8, 2018

Medical-legal billing is a special kind of tricky. This unique subset of California workers’ comp has its own rules, its own fee schedule, and its own unique complicat...

Medical-Legal Fee Schedule: DWC Proposes New Amendments

May 4, 2018

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced proposed amendments to the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule yesterday, May 3. The amendments would make sign...

OMFS Update: DWC Orders Changes to Pathology/Clinical Lab Fee Schedule

May 3, 2018

The DWC posted an update order bringing the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) into line with Medicare.The order rem...

Outpatient/ASC Fee Schedule: DWC Issues (Then Corrects) Reimbursements

Mar 15, 2018

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) ordered new adjustments to the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS), effective March 15, 2018. The orders update fees f...

Work Comp Billing: How to Bill for P&S Reports (Do Not Use ML102!)

Jan 30, 2018

Some providers mistakenly believe that Permanent and Stationary (P&S) reports are billable with medical-legal billing code ML102 for Basic Comprehensive Medical-Legal Evaluat...

DWC Reconsiders Lien Declarations Filed July 2-3

Oct 4, 2017

When the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) mandated that lien claimants must file declarations asserting the validity of their liens, they weren’t kidding ar...

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