The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission will conduct a public hearing on August 15, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. in Hearing Room A at the Commission to receive comments on the proposed changes to Regulation 67-1302(A).
Written comments on the proposed regulation may be submitted to Gary M. Cannon, Executive Director, South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, Post Office Box 1715, Columbia, South Carolina 29202-1715. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 8, 2011.
Indicates Matter Stricken
67-1302(A). The Commission shall establish maximum allowable payments for medical services provided by medical practitioners.
based on a relative value scale and a conversion factor set by the Commission.
- The maximum allowable payments and any policies governing the billing and payment of services provided by medical practitioners shall be published in a medical services provider manual.
The Commission may review and update the relative values and/or the conversion factor as needed.
Statement of Rationale
The Commission is proposing to amend Regulation 67-1302(A) to remove the limitation of using
a relative value scale and one conversion factor.
The full text of this regulation is available on the South Carolina General Assembly Home Page:
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/regnsrch.htm (enter 4188 as the document number).
Source: SC Workers’ Comp Commission