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March 9, 2010


Division of Workers' Compensation issues notice of rulemaking and public hearing for adoption of amendment to the ambulance fee schedule contained within the official medical fee schedule

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has issued a notice of rulemaking to amend the ambulance fee schedule section of the official medical fee schedule (OMFS). The amendment would exempt “air carriers,” as defined in the federal Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, from the application of the fee schedule. 

The proposed regulation amends title 8, California Code of Regulations section 9789.70. The proposed regulation, along with a notice of public hearing and an initial statement of reasons, can be found on the DWC Web site at:

A public hearing on the amendment will be held

Date: April 13, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until conclusion of business
Place: Elihu Harris State Office Building – Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California  94612

Members of the public may comment on the proposed regulation until 5 p.m. on April 13, 2010.