CA DWC Posts Adjustments to OMFS (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
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 changes in the Medicare payment system as required by Labor Code section 5307.1.
The Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers fee schedule update order adopts the following Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare changes:
October 2020 Quarterly Update
The CMS Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) October 2020 Addendum A quarterly update
The CMS Medicare OPPS October 2020 Addendum B quarterly update
The CMS Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System, October 2020 ASC Approved HCPCS Code and Payment Rates – Column A entitled “HCPCS Code” of “CY 2020 Oct ASC AA” and Column A entitled “HCPCS Code” of “CY 2020 Oct ASC EE”
Certain sections of the CMS Medicare OPPS October 2020 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE), IOCE Quarterly Data Files V213.R1 Re-Release (posted 10/5/2020) quarterly update.
The order adopting the OMFS adjustments is effective for services rendered on or after October 1, 2020 and is posted on the DWC website.
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