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

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§9789.23. Hospital Composite Factors and Hospital Specific Outlier Factors.

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Full Payment Impact File (impfile04zip) at (Section 9789.23 reflects teh modifications of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, Public Law 108-173, §§402, 402 and 502, which document is hereby incorporated by reference and will be made available upon request to the Administrative Director.

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Composite Rate (in italics) reflects Sole Community Hospital adjustment


Authority cited: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.1, 5307.3 and 5318, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600, 4603.2, 5307.1 and 5318, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 1-2-2004 as an emergency; operative 1-2-2004 (Register 2004, No. 2). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-3-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

2. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-2-2004 order, including amendment of section heading and repealer and new section, transmitted to OAL 4-30-2004 and filed 6-15-2004 (Register 2004, No. 25).

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