Bulletin No. 29-04
June 17, 2004

New OMFS regulations go into effect July 1, 2004

Final Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) regulations have been approved by the state Office of Administrative Law and will go into effect for services rendered on or after July 1, 2004. The emergency OMFS regulations that have been in effect since Jan. 2, 2004 will continue in effect through June 30, 2004. The approved regulations, including the general instructions and the Table A Physician Fees can be found at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/dwcpropregs/OMFSEmerRegs2.htm.

DWC also recently posted a special page which provides links to all required medical fee schedule information for treating injuries from 1999 to present. It can be found at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/OMFS9904.htm.