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2020 CA Workers’ Comp Evaluation & Management Cheat Sheet

Jan 13, 2020

Hooray! In 2020 reimbursements increased across the board for Evaluation & Management (E&M) codes!Below we’ve compiled a nifty reimbursement cheat sheet for the seven ...

2019 CA Workers’ Comp Evaluation & Management Cheat Sheet

Feb 1, 2019

The 2019 changes to California’s reimbursements got your head spinning? Here’s a handy reimbursement cheat sheet for the most frequently used Evaluation & Management codes.

Location-Based Adjustments (GPCIs) Now in Effect for California, as of January 1, 2019

Jan 30, 2019

For better or worse, location-based adjustments are here for California workers’ comp. Find out how they impact reimbursements in 2019. As our preliminary calculations...

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...

Denials/Reductions for Insufficient E/M Documentation Continue

Jul 25, 2018

We recently warned providers about an emerging trend among California workers’ comp claims administrators: denying payment for Evaluation and Management (E/M) services in the...

E/M Services Denied for Insufficient Documentation

May 30, 2018

Increasingly, claims administrators are no longer downcoding evaluation and management (E/M) services. Instead, many claims administrators are denying charges for E/M service...

Reminder: E/M Reimbursements Higher in 2018

Feb 21, 2018

Some of the most commonly used billing codes by our providers, Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes are still being paid at 2017 rates for 2018 dates of service. While the d...

5 Strategies to Prevent Denied Work Comp Bills

Nov 16, 2017

California does not make it easy for work comp providers to get paid. The time and effort necessary to obtain proper reimbursement is an unfortunate reality of a system weigh...

Coding Clinic: How to Bill for Evaluation & Management Services

Nov 15, 2017

As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) like to say, “If it is not documented, it has not been done.” Of course, documenting can be just as painstaking as the...

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