California Division of Workers’ Compensation Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS) By Lonce Lamonte and California Department of Industrial Relations' Newsline - December 26, 2018
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule to conform to the 2019 changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1. The update includes changes identified in Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Change Request (CR) number 11064.
The order, which is effective for services on or after January 1, 2019, adopts the Medicare DMEPOS fee schedule first release for calendar year 2019.
The order adopting the adjustment can be found on the DWC website.