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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 Please note that information may be outdated and some of the hyperlinks no longer work.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 2015

May 18, 2015 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on June 17 to Revise the Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Fee Schedule
May 15, 2015 DWC’s Redding District Office Moves to New Location
May 7, 2015 DWC Posts Draft Home Health Care Fee Schedule Regulations to Online Forum for Public Comment
May 4, 2015 OAL Approves DWC Final Copy Service Fee Schedule Regulations

April 2015

April 27, 2015 DWC Posts Draft Interpreter Fee Schedule Regulations to Online Forum for Public Comment
April 24, 2015 DWC Issues First 15-Day Comment Period for Workers' Compensation Benefit Notice Regulations
April 22, 2015 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
April 21, 2015 DWC Final Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS) Regulations Now in Effect
April 20, 2015 Destie Overpeck Appointed Administrative Director of DWC
April 15, 2015 DWC Final WCIS Medical Billing Reporting Regulations Approved
April 13, 2015 SB 863 Return-to-Work Program Offers Supplemental Payments for Injured Workers
April 3, 2015 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing for Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Regulations on May 22

March 2015

March 19, 2015 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
March 19, 2015 DIR, DWC Respond to Concerns Regarding Ongoing Home Health Care
March 18, 2015 Contact Information for Status of IMR Requests
March 17, 2015 DIR Issues First 15-Day Comment Period for Return to Work Supplement Program

February 2015

Feb. 24, 2015 DIR Reduces Fees for Independent Medical Review, Independent Bill Review
Feb. 24, 2015 DWC Invites Public to Participate in a Discussion of Issues Related to the Home Health Care Fee Schedule on March 3
Feb. 18, 2015 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services/Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
Feb. 11, 2015 DWC Files Amendment to Official Medical Fee Schedule with Secretary of State, Posts Adjustment to Inpatient Hospitals Section

January 2015

Jan. 29, 2015 DWC Issues Third Revision to Copy Service Fee Schedule Regulations with Additional 15-Day Public Comment Period
Jan. 28, 2015 DWC Announces Recipients of 2015 Carrie Nevans Community Service Award
Jan. 28, 2015 DWC Posts 2014 Audit Unit Annual Report and the Ranking Report
Jan. 27, 2015 DWC Posts RAND Study on Home Health Services Fee Schedule, Invites Public to Participate in a Discussion of Issues Related to the Fee Schedule
Jan. 8, 2015 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator Examination on April 25
Jan. 7, 2015 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Fees Section)

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