Release Number: 2022-27
Date: March 24, 2022
DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1.
The Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Fee Schedule update Order adopts the following Medicare April 1, 2022 second quarter changes:
- CMS’ Medicare National Physician Fee Schedule Relative Value File April 1, 2022 quarterly update - RVU22B
- National Correct Coding Initiative Practitioner Procedure to Procedure (PTP) Edits April 1, 2022 quarterly update
- National Correct Coding Initiative Practitioner Medically Unlikely Edits April 1, 2022 quarterly update (excluding MUE “0” value codes)
- CMS’ ZIP Code to Carrier Locality files April 1, 2022 quarterly update, for Geographic Practice Cost Index (GPCI) locality mapping
The above OMFS adjustments are effective for services rendered on or after April 1, 2022.
The order adopting the above OMFS adjustments is posted on the physician services and non-physician practitioner services fee schedule webpage.