San Francisco, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) has posted an order adjusting the Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers section of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to the quarterly changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1.
The order, dated April 10, is the second Administrative Director order for the April 2018 quarterly update to the Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Fee Schedule. It adopts column A of the April 2 update to CMS' ASC addendum AA and column A of the April 2 update to CMS' ASC addendum EE for services rendered on or after April 1, 2018. CMS replaced the March 21 files with April 2 updates.
There are no changes to the HCPCS codes listed in column A of ASC addendum AA and column A of ASC addendum EE from the March 21 files and the April 2 replacement.
The Administrative Director update order adopting the OMFS adjustment is effective for services rendered on or after April 1, 2018, and can be found at the DWC website's OMFS page.
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