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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
SUBCHAPTER 1. ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
Article 5.3. Official Medical Fee Schedule
§9789.18.9. Anesthesia - Base Unit Reduction for Concurrent Medically Directed Procedures.
If the physician medically directs concurrent medically directed procedures, reduce the number of base units for each concurrent procedure as follows.
(a) For two concurrent procedures, the base unit on each procedure is reduced 10 percent.
(b) For three concurrent procedures, the base unit on each procedure is reduced 25 percent.
(c) For four concurrent procedures, the base on each concurrent procedure is reduced 40 percent.
(d) If the physician medically directs concurrent procedures and any of the concurrent procedures are cataract or iridectomy anesthesia, reduce the base units for each cataract or iridectomy procedure by 10 percent.
Note: Authority: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.1 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600, 5307.1 and 5307.11, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 9-24-2013; operative 1-1-2014. Submitted to OAL as a file and print only pursuant to Government Code section 11340.9(g) (Register 2013, No. 39).
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