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Release Number: 2023-69
Date: September 28, 2023

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 October 1, 2023, 4th quarter changes:

  • CMS’ Medicare National Physician Fee Schedule Relative Value File effective October 1, 2023, quarterly update - RVU23D
  • CMS’ ZIP Code to Carrier Locality files effective October 1, 2023, quarterly update for locality mapping
  • Updated Practitioner Procedure to Procedure (PTP) Edits
  • Updated Medically Unlikely Edits

The above OMFS adjustments are effective for services rendered on or after October 1, 2023.

The order adopting the above OMFS adjustments is posted on the physician services and non-physician practitioner services fee schedule webpage.