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January 6, 2009

 

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 order effective Jan. 1, 2009 is the first Medicare quarterly update for the current year. The order adopts all Medicare changes identified in change request 6270. This revision has corrected fees for L3806 (wrist hand finger orthosis), L3808 (wrist hand finger orthosis), and L3905 (wrist hand orthosis).

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

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