OMFS
CA OMFS: E/M Billing - 2021 Major Changes
Mar 4, 2021
CA OMFS: E/M Billing - 2021 Major Changes
Effective March 1, updates to California’s Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Fee Schedule significantly alter the way providers bill for Evaluation and Management (E/M...
CA OMFS - Reimbursements Reduced for Physician Services
Feb 12, 2021
CA OMFS - Reimbursements Reduced for Physician Services
Yesterday, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced the 2021 reimbursement changes to the Physician Services section of the Official Medical Fee Sched...
CA DWC: 2021 Fee Schedule Updates as of 1/5/2021
Jan 5, 2021
CA DWC: 2021 Fee Schedule Updates as of 1/5/2021
California workers’ comp fee schedules change on a regular basis, though not always on a precise schedule. This article sums up the late 2020 and early 2021 updates thus far ...
DWC Retroactively Adopts 11 New Telehealth Service Codes
Oct 29, 2020
DWC Retroactively Adopts 11 New Telehealth Service Codes
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 ...
CPT 99072 for Extra Time and Supplies for COVID-19 -- Not Payable (Yet?) for Work Comp
Oct 28, 2020
CPT 99072 for Extra Time and Supplies for COVID-19 -- Not Payable (Yet?) for Work Comp
Medical practices, including practices that treat injured or sick workers, have implemented numerous changes to safely treat patients in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
CA OMFS: Physician Services Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2020
Oct 14, 2020
CA OMFS: Physician Services Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2020
A new order from the Administrative Director of California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) updates the Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services portion of ...
Alert: DWC Retroactively Updates CA OMFS
Feb 3, 2020
Alert: DWC Retroactively Updates CA OMFS
Last Thursday, January 30, 2020, the California Division of Workers’ Comp (DWC) released a retroactive change to the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule. Announced in Newsline #2020-...
Convoluted Coding: Applied Underwriters Tries to Shortchange Provider
Nov 4, 2019
Convoluted Coding: Applied Underwriters Tries to Shortchange Provider
For anyone concerned by the lack of providers willing to treat injured workers, the following dark tale perfectly illustrates the reason so many providers flee workers’ comp....
CA OMFS: Physician Services Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2019
Oct 15, 2019
CA OMFS: Physician Services Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2019
A new order from the Administrative Director of California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) updates the Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services portion of ...
CA OMFS: DMEPOS Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2019
Oct 10, 2019
CA OMFS: DMEPOS Fee Schedule Update Effective 10/1/2019
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...
CA OMFS Update: Pathology/Clinical Lab Fee Schedule for 7/1/2019
Jul 9, 2019
CA OMFS Update: Pathology/Clinical Lab Fee Schedule for 7/1/2019
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 ...
CA Physician MUE Reimbursement Change as of 7/1/2019
Jun 25, 2019
CA Physician MUE Reimbursement Change as of 7/1/2019
In Newsline No.: 2019-46, the California Division of Workers’ Comp (DWC) announced changes to the Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician Services / Non-Physician Practit...