Maine: New rule would wipe out existing fee, reimbursement requirements
The Workers' Compensation Board proposed a rule that repeals and replaces the existing rule on medical fees, reimbursement level, and reporting requirements.
The proposal updates to the 2010 current procedural terminology and resource-based relative value scale codes and weights. The board is in the process of comparing the conversion factor to private third-party payors. The proposed rule also enacts schedules of maximum reimbursement for inpatient, outpatient, and surgical center facility fees. The board held a public hearing and accepted comments.
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September 29, 2011
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