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StateWatch: Bill Review August / September 2018

Posted by Genex on September 6, 2018

Keep current with new legislation and its potential effect on your organization. This regulatory update is for informational purposes only, and provides some key highlights on state initiatives that may impact the bill review services Genex provides.

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WATCHLIST: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs has proposed updates to the medical fee schedule for longshore and harbor workers that would take effect Sept. 30, if adopted.


The Medi-Cal Rates file have been updated for Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Service. The changes became effective Aug.15.


The Workers’ Compensation Board’s Legal Division has announced updates to the state’s Board Rules. The rules became effective Sept. 1.


The Workers' Compensation Agency has announced changes to the state’s Hospital Cost-to-Charge Ratio. The rules took effect Aug. 1.


The state has announced its Durable Medical Equipment Fee Schedule has been updated. The new schedule became effective Sept. 1.


WATCHLIST: The Workers’ Compensation Commission has announced that a Medical Fee Schedule update has been proposed.


The Division of Workers’ Compensation has adopted Title 28 Texas Administrative Code §133.30, Telemedicine and Telehealth Services. The rule became effective Sept. 1.


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