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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
SUBCHAPTER 1. ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
Article 5.3. Official Medical Fee Schedule -- Services Rendered after January 1, 2004

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§9789.111. Effective Date of Fee Schedule Provisions.

(a) The Resource Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS)-based OMFS for Physician Services (Sections 9789.12.1 - 9789.19) are effective for services rendered on or after January 1, 2014. The OMFS regulations for Physician Services (Sections 9789.10-9789.11) are effective for services rendered on or after July 1, 2004, but before January 1, 2014. Services rendered after January 1, 2004, but before July 1, 2004 are governed by the “emergency” regulations that were effective on January 2, 2004. The OMFS for physician services set forth in Article 5.5 (Sections 9790, et seq.), is applicable only for services rendered on or before January 1, 2004, unless otherwise specified in this Subchapter (Subchapter 1. Administrative Director - Administrative Rules).
(b) The OMFS regulations for Inpatient Services (Sections 9789.20-9789.25) are effective for inpatient hospital admissions with dates of discharge on or after July 1, 2004. Services for discharges after January 1, 2004, but before July 1, 2004 are governed by the “emergency” regulations that were effective on January 2, 2004. The OMFS for inpatient services set forth in Article 5.5 (Sections 9790, et seq.), is applicable only to bills for services with date of admission on or before December 31, 2003, unless otherwise specified in this Subchapter (Subchapter 1. Administrative Director - Administrative Rules).
(c) The OMFS regulations for Outpatient Services (Sections 9789.30-9789.39) are effective for services rendered on or after July 1, 2004. Services rendered after January 1, 2004, but before July 1, 2004 are governed by the “emergency” regulations that were effective on January 2, 2004.
(d) The OMFS regulation for pharmacy (Section 9789.40) is effective for services rendered after January 1, 2004.
(e) The OMFS regulation for Pathology and Laboratory (Section 9789.50) is effective for services rendered after January 1, 2004.
(f) The OMFS regulation for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, Supplies (Section 9789.60) is effective for services rendered after January 1, 2004.
(g) The OMFS regulation for Ambulance Services (Section 9789.70) is effective for services rendered after January 1, 2004.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.1 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600, 4603.2 and 5307.1, Labor Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-15-2004; operative 7-1-2004 (Register 2004, No. 25).
2. Amendment of subsections (a)-(c) and (g) filed 2-4-2015; operative 3-5-2015. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11340.9 (Register 2015, No. 6).

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