|Newsline No. 74-10||Printer friendly|
|December 21, 2010|
Adjustments to the DMEPOS section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system posted to 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 (OMFS) to conform with 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 CR7248. The order is effective for services on or after Jan. 1, 2011 and implements the first quarterly Medicare DMEPOS update for the year 2011.The order adopting the adjustment can be found at http://www.dwc.ca.gov/OMFS9904.htm.