Fee Schedule
The Payment Chaos Continues: Sedgwick Denies Appeal for Correct 2019 Reimbursements
Feb 8, 2019
The Payment Chaos Continues: Sedgwick Denies Appeal for Correct 2019 Reimbursements
Sedgwick’s payment mistakes multiply. First, Sedgwick incorrectly paid California providers by applying an old workers’ comp fee schedule. Now Sedgwick compounds its error by...
2019 Splinting & Casting Reimbursement Update
Feb 6, 2019
2019 Splinting & Casting Reimbursement Update
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
California-Specific Codes Updated for 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...
Sedgwick Still Reimbursing at 2018 Rates for California
Feb 1, 2019
Sedgwick Still Reimbursing at 2018 Rates for California
Since the beginning of 2019, Sedgwick CMS has incorrectly used the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule to reimburse providers. Our data indicates that Sedgwick is consistently and in...
Good-bye CPT 96101 and CPT 96102
Jan 23, 2019
Good-bye CPT 96101 and CPT 96102
For 2019 beloved psychological testing codes 96101 and 96102 have vanished.   Effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2019, the Medicine/Central Nervous ...
CA OMFS Inpatient Hospital Fee Schedule Update
Nov 29, 2018
CA OMFS Inpatient Hospital Fee Schedule Update
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) posted an adjustment to the Inpatient Hospital section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS), effective for dischar...
CA OMFS Update: Physician Services and DMEPOS
Jun 29, 2018
CA OMFS Update: Physician Services and DMEPOS
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) posted update orders to two sections of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS), both effective July 1, 2018. The...
Medical-Legal Complexity Factors: Provider Requirements
May 9, 2018
Medical-Legal Complexity Factors: Provider Requirements
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: When to Bill For Report Preparation
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
Medical-Legal Fee Schedule: DWC Proposes New Amendments
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced proposed amendments to the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule yesterday, May 3. The amendments would make sign...
Interpreter Fee Schedule: An Imperfect Step in the Right Direction
Apr 6, 2018
Interpreter Fee Schedule: An Imperfect Step in the Right Direction
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) proposed new interpreter fee schedule regulations this week. The changes would create a uniform fee schedule, replacing t...
Ultimate 2018 Workers’ Comp Reimbursement Cheat Sheet
Feb 2, 2018
Ultimate 2018 Workers’ Comp Reimbursement Cheat Sheet
*Update: The 2021 OMFS updates drastically changed how E/M codes are billed.*Here it is: your complete, downloadable go-to resource for California worker...