Division of Workers' Compensation

The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) monitors the administration of workers' compensation claims, and provides administrative and judicial services to assist in resolving disputes that arise in connection with claims for workers' compensation benefits.

DWC's mission is to minimize the adverse impact of work-related injuries on California employees and employers.

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Workers' compensation programs and units

What's New

May 2018

May 23, 2018 DWC Suspends Three Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
May 3, 2018 DWC Posts Proposed Amendments to Medical-Legal Fee Schedule to Online Forum for Public Comment

April 2018

April 30, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Section)
April 24, 2018 DIR Posts List of Public Documents Used to Flag Lien Claimants
April 17, 2018 DWC Posts Updated Drug Formulary (MTUS Drug List) Effective May 15
April 12, 2018 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
April 2, 2018 DWC Posts Proposed Interpreter Fee Schedule Regulations to Online Forum for Public Comment
April 2, 2018 DWC Suspends Eight Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License

March 2018

March 29, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
March 28, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)
March 27, 2018 DWC Suspends 27 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
March 26, 2018 DIR Issues Progress Report on Anti-Fraud Activity in the Workers’ Compensation System
March 23, 2018 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
March 16, 2018 DWC Issues Notice of Public Hearing on April 17 to Revise the Physician Fee Schedule portion of the Official Medical Fee Schedule
March 14, 2018 DWC Posts Correction to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
March 8, 2018 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers
March 6, 2018 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)
March 5, 2018 DWC Suspends 10 Medical Providers

February 2018

February 20, 2018 DWC Suspends 20 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
February 12, 2018 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments / Ambulatory Surgical Centers

January 2018

January 25, 2018 DWC Suspends 11 Medical Providers for Fraud, Conspiracy or Loss of License
January 22, 2018 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator Examination on April 28
January 17, 2018 DWC Invites Physicians and Pharmacists to Apply for Appointment to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
January 11, 2018 DWC Suspends Seven Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
January 2, 2018 DWC Suspends 28 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License

Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)



New Workers’ Compensation Laws Speed Treatment and Fight Fraud

Read more about how Senate Bill 1160 and Assembly Bill 1244 reduce treatment delays and improve anti-fraud efforts.

View lists of providers identified by these fraud prevention bills:

The “Full list of lien claimants” referenced above includes all lien claimants that DWC believes have filed liens on behalf of a criminally-charged physician or provider and whose liens have been flagged in EAMS with a notation indicating they may be subject to a stay under the provisions of Labor Code section 4615. This notation in EAMS is not an adjudication or judicial determination that any particular lien filed by a lien claimant is subject to the stay.

Liens Dismissed per Labor Code §4903.05(c)(2)

SB 863

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