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Electronic billing regulations

Workers' compensation final regulations
Electronic and standardized medical billing
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9792.5, 9792.5.0, 9792.5.1,
9792.5.2 and 9792.5.3

Filed with secretary of state - April 18, 2011
Effective - April 18, 2011

“Medical Billing and Payment Guide 2011” - Guide operative for paper billing/remittance on or after Oct. 15, 2011
“Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide 2012” - Guide operative for electronic billing/remittance on or after Oct. 18, 2012

  • Medical Billing and Payment Guide 2011 acrobat image version
  • Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide 2012 acrobat image version
  • Final statement of reasons and updated informative digest word image version acrobat image version

Comment Charts


History of electronic and standardized medical billing

3rd 15 day comment period - March 4, 2011

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  • Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide 2012 acrobat image version

2nd 15 day comment period - Feb. 16, 2011

  • Medical Billing and Payment Guide 2011 acrobat image version
  • Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide 2012 acrobat image version

1st 15 day comment period - Jan. 28, 2011

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  • Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide 2012 acrobat image version

1st 15 day comment period - Jan. 21, 2011

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  • Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide 2012 acrobat image version

Transcript of public hearing

  • Transcript of public hearing testimony - Oakland Acrobat image version
  • Transcript of public hearing testimony - Los Angeles Acrobat image version

45 day comment period - April 26, 2010

  • Medical Billing and Payment Guide 2010 acrobat image version
  • Electronic Medical Billing and Payment Companion Guide acrobat image version

Time and place of public hearing

A public hearing has been scheduled to permit all interested persons the opportunity to present statements, arguments, either orally or in writing, with respect to the subject noted above. The hearing will be held at the following time and place:

Date: April 23, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: Elihu Harris State Office Building – Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612

Date: April 26, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: Ronald Reagan State Building – Auditorium
300 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, California 90013

Camera usage will be allowed in only one area of the hearing room. To provide everyone a chance to speak, public testimony will be limited to 10 minutes per speaker and should be specific to the proposed regulations. Testimony exceeding 10 minutes may be submitted in writing.

Written comments should be addressed to:

Maureen Gray, regulations coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers' Compensation
1515 Clay Street, 18th floor
Oakland, CA 94162

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 26, 2010. Written comments may be submitted by facsimile transmission (FAX), addressed to the contact person at (510) 286-0687. Written comments may also be sent electronically (via e-mail), using the following e-mail address: dwcrules@hq.dir.ca.gov.