Bulletin No. 57-06
October 12, 2006
Adjustments to the DMEPOS section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system are posted on the DWC Web site
The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has posted two orders adjusting the durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1. The order effective Oct. 1, 2006 is the routine Medicare quarterly update. The order effective Nov. 15, 2006 adopts the Medicare changes for power mobility devices. The orders adopting the adjustments can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/OMFS9904.htm.