San Francisco, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the Physician Services/Non-Physician Practitioner Services section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to relevant 2018 changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1.
The order is the second Administrative Director order for the 2018 update to the Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Fee Schedule. It adopts a revised Relative Value Unit (RVU) file for 2018, which was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on December 20, 2017.
The Administrative Director Order dated December 27, 2017 adopts the updated 2018 RVU file and makes a minor technical correction to the text of regulation.
The Administrative Director update order adopting the OMFS adjustment is effective for services rendered on or after January 1, 2018, and can be found at the DWC website’s OMFS page.
Source: CA DWC