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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Article 5.3. Official Medical Fee Schedule -- Services Rendered after January 1, 2004
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§9789.36. Update of Rules to Reflect Changes in the Medicare Payment System.

Sections 9789.30 through 9789.39 shall be adjusted to conform to any relevant changes in the Medicare payment schedule, including mid-year changes, no later than 60 days after the effective date of those changes. Updates shall be posted on the Division of Workers' Compensation webpage at The annual updates to the Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Fee Schedule shall be effective every year on March 1.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 4603.5, 5307.1 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4600, 4603.2 and 5307.1, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 1-2-2004 as an emergency; operative 1-2-2004 (Register 2004, No. 2). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-3-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 1-2-2004 order, including amendment of section, transmitted to OAL 4-30-2004 and filed 6-15-2004 (Register 2004, No. 25).
3. Amendment filed 12-27-2012; operative 1-1-2013 as a file and print only pursuant to Government Code section 11340.9(g) (Register 2012, No. 52).

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