Division of Workers’ Compensation News and Announcements

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DWC newslines were created in 1992 to provide up-to-date information about the Division of Workers’ Compensation to subscribers. Newslines are archived by year. Please note that information may be outdated and some of the hyperlinks no longer work.



May 2019

May 15, 2019 DWC Validation of Uniform Assigned Name Required When Filing Documents in EAMS

April 2019

April 30, 2019 DIR Offices in Santa Ana Move to New Location
April 11, 2019 DWC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 24 in Oakland
April 9, 2019 DWC Posts Report on Independent Bill Review (IBR)
April 4, 2019 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule

March 2019

March 27, 2019 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
March 26, 2019 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)
March 20, 2019 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
March 19, 2019 DWC Posts Order Adopting Updates to Medical Treatment Guidelines
March 13, 2019 Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Statement on Frank Brass

February 2019

February 5, 2019 DWC Announces Free Online Access to Evidence-Based Treatment Guidelines for Medical Providers

January 2019

January 22, 2019 DWC Posts 2018 Audit Unit Annual Report and the Ranking Report
January 17, 2019 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Qualified Medical Evaluator Examination on April 13
January 16, 2019 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory
January 15, 2019 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments / Ambulatory Surgical Centers
January 14, 2019 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule
January 10, 2019 DWC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Meeting Scheduled for January 23 in Oakland
January 10, 2019 DWC Posts Updated MTUS Drug List Effective February 15
January 4, 2019 DWC Posts Update to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician Services/Non-Physician Practitioner Services

 

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