Newslines

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DWC newslines were created in 1992 to provide up-to-date information about the Division of Workers’ Compensation to subscribers. Newslines are archived by year. Please note that information may be outdated and some of the hyperlinks no longer work.

April 2018

April 24, 2018 DIR Posts List of Public Documents Used to Flag Lien Claimants
April 17, 2018 DWC Posts Updated Drug Formulary (MTUS Drug List) Effective May 15
April 12, 2018 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
April 2, 2018 DWC Posts Proposed Interpreter Fee Schedule Regulations to Online Forum for Public Comment
April 2, 2018 DWC Suspends Eight Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License

March 2018

March 29, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
March 28, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)
March 27, 2018 DWC Suspends 27 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
March 26, 2018 DIR Issues Progress Report on Anti-Fraud Activity in the Workers’ Compensation System
March 23, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
March 16, 2018 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on April 17 to Revise the Physician Fee Schedule portion of the Official Medical Fee Schedule
March 14, 2018 DWC Posts Correction to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
March 8, 2018 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers
March 6, 2018 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)
March 5, 2018 DWC Suspends 10 Medical Providers

February 2018

February 20, 2018 DWC Suspends 20 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
February 12, 2018 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments / Ambulatory Surgical Centers

January 2018

January 25, 2018 DWC Suspends 11 Medical Providers for Fraud, Conspiracy or Loss of License
January 22, 2018 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator Examination on April 28
January 17, 2018 DWC Invites Physicians and Pharmacists to Apply for Appointment to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
January 11, 2018 DWC Suspends Seven Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
January 2, 2018 DWC Suspends 28 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License

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