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DWC newslines were created in 1992 to provide up-to-date information about the Division of Workers’ Compensation to subscribers. Newslines are archived by year. Please note that information may be outdated and some of the hyperlinks no longer work.

February 2017

February 27, 2017 DWC Posts Draft Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS) Regulatory Amendments to Online Forum for Public Comment
February 16, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Seven Providers for Fraud
Liens associated with the suspended providers total $59 million
February 8, 2017 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)
February 2, 2017 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)

January 2017

January 31, 2017 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator
Examination on April 29
January 30, 2017 DWC Posts 2016 Audit Unit Annual Report and the Ranking Report
January 25, 2017 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
January 19, 2017 WCAB Extends Public Comment Period Until January 31 on Proposed Amendments to Board Rules
January 18, 2017 DIR Combats Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Stays 200,000 Liens with Claim Value of Over $1 Billion
Issues report on efforts to reduce medical provider and premium fraud
January 13, 2017 DWC Announces Appointment to Ethics Advisory Committee
January 3, 2017 DWC and WCAB Amend, Add Forms for Lien Filings to Comply with Recent Legislation

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