Newsline No. 03-07
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January 9, 2007  

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 three 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 Jan. 1, 2007 is the first Medicare quarterly update for the current year. The orders effective Nov. 15 and Dec. 13, 2006 adopt the Medicare rate changes for power mobility devices. The orders adopting the adjustments can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/OMFS9904.htm.

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