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 Please note that information may be outdated and some of the hyperlinks no longer work.



January 2019

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

December 2018

December 26, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)
December 20, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Section)
December 18, 2018 Mileage Rate for Medical and Medical-Legal Travel Expenses Increases Effective January 1, 2019
December 13, 2018 DWC Posts Draft Physician Reporting and Utilization Review Regulatory Amendments to Online Forum for Public Comment
December 12, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)
December 10, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician Services/Non-Physician Practitioner Services

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