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February 17, 2011  

Division of Workers' Compensation issues third 15-day notice of revisions to electronic medical treatment billing and standardized paper medical billing regulations

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has further modified its proposed regulations to adopt standardized paper medical treatment billing forms and electronic medical billing standards. The third 15-day notice of modification has been posted on the DWC Web site. Medical e-billing regulations will encourage electronic billing and faster payments to physicians and are part of the division’s 12-point plan to help control medical costs in California’s workers' compensation system.

The proposed revisions include correction of technical errors, clarification of language, and changes to improve the functioning of paper and electronic billing and remittance. The modified proposal and additional information can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/DWCPropRegs/Ebilling/EBilling_Regulations.htm.

Members of the public may comment on the revisions until 5 p.m. on March 4, 2011.

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