California Division of Workers' Compensation Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Section) By Lonce Lamonte and the California Department of Industrial Relations' Newsline - December 20, 2018
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the pathology and clinical laboratory section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system, as required by Labor Code section 5307.1.
The pathology and clinical laboratory fee schedule update order adopts the following Medicare change:
CY 2019 Q1 Release: Revised for January 2019(19CLABQ1)
The order adopting the 2019 Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Annual Update is effective for services rendered on or after January 1, 2019 and can be found on the DWCwebsite.