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 Please note that information may be outdated and some of the hyperlinks no longer work.



June 2024

June 18, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
June 14, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)
June 13, 2024 DWC Issues Notice of 15-Day Public Comment Period for Rulemaking Action to Adopt Revisions to the Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pharmaceuticals)
June 7, 2024 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on July 25 for Utilization Review Regulations
June 6, 2024 DWC Online Education Modules for Workers’ Compensation Community Offers MCLE (California State Bar) Credit

May 2024

May 29, 2024 DWC Posts Ethics Advisory Committee Annual Report for 2023
May 14, 2024 DWC Announces Plans to Take Corrective Action Regarding E-Filer Errors
May 7, 2024 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)

April 2024

April 23, 2024 DWC Launches Online Portal for Submission of QME Medical-Legal Reports
April 22, 2024 Division of Workers’ Compensation Posts Updated Time of Hire Notice
April 4, 2024 DWC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 17, 2024
April 3, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)
April 2, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory
April 2, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)

March 2024

March 25, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
March 7, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)

February 2024

February 28, 2024 DWC Launches Online Education Modules for Workers’ Compensation Community
February 28, 2024 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
February 26, 2024 DWC Issues Notice of Rulemaking Action to Adopt Revisions to the Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pharmaceuticals) and Sets Public Hearing on April 11, 2024
February 21, 2024 DWC Posts Additional Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory
February 16, 2024 DWC Announces Relocation of San Jose Office
February 15, 2024 DWC Posts Revised MTUS Drug List Effective February 15, 2024

January 2024

January 23, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services
January 17, 2024 DWC Adopts Updates to MTUS Drug List Effective February 15, 2024
January 11, 2024 DWC Posts Reminder for Submission of Annual Report of Inventory for Claims Reported During Calendar Year 2023
January 11, 2024 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments / Ambulatory Surgical Centers
January 5, 2024 DWC Accepting Applications for Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Examination on April 6-12
January 4, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory

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