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December 10, 2008

 

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 an order 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 update includes all changes identified in Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Change Request (CR) number 6270. This revision has corrected fees for L3806, L3808 and L3905.

The order effective Jan. 1, 2009 is the first Medicare update for the year 2009.

The orders adopting the adjustments can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/OMFS9904.htm.

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