San Francisco, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1.
The CMS Medicare National Physician Fee Schedule Relative Value File that was initially released for the January 2016 update, and which was adopted by the Administrative Director’s order of November 30, 2015, has been revised by CMS to correct technical errors. The Administrative Director has adopted the revised RVU file for services rendered on or after January 1, 2016.
The Administrative Director has also adopted and posted the monthly Medi-Cal rates file update for physician-administered drugs, biologicals, vaccines or blood products, effective for services rendered on or after January 15, 2016.
The order adopting the updates, the text of regulations, and the Medi-Cal rates file can be found on the DWC website.
Source: CA DWC