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Workers' Comp News, Data, and Insights


Zoom Privacy, Security Issues May Affect Telehealth

Apr 8, 2020

Health care providers using (or considering) teleconferencing software Zoom, heed this important warning: serious security, privacy, and data protection issues reportedly pla...

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...

Med-Legal Misconceptions: 4 Ways NOT to Use Billing Code ML106

Sep 21, 2018

In California, physicians use code ML106 to bill for supplemental medical-legal examinations. However, what constitutes a supplemental medical-legal exam for billing purposes...

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...

Ultimate 2018 Workers’ Comp Reimbursement Cheat Sheet

Feb 2, 2018

Here it is: your complete, downloadable go-to resource for California workers’ comp reimbursement rates in 2018. This guide features the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) ...

Medical-Legal Cheat Sheet: Reimbursements

Jan 24, 2018

Billing for medical-legal services is one of the trickiest aspects of workers’ comp revenue management. Further complicating the process is the time-based nature of many medi...

Med-Legal Billing: How to Obtain Reimbursement for Diagnostic Tests

Jan 3, 2018

The conditions under which claims administrators must pay medical-legal doctors for diagnostic tests are specific and narrow. To ensure reimbursement, it’s important to know ...

Medical-Legal Billing Lacks Necessary Rules

Dec 8, 2017

When it comes to medical-legal billing, the workers’ comp field is missing something. For medical-legal bills, no rules govern the billing form used or the method used...

Are You Billing for Missed Work Comp Appointments?

Oct 13, 2017

You should be.A provider’s time may be their most valuable resource. The complexity of workers’ comp billing drains an absurd amount of that time, decreasing the retur...

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