Average facility fee payments to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) have declined 26% per episode and 28% per procedure since fee schedule changes mandated by SB 863 were adopted last year according to a new study by the Workers’ Compensation Insurance...
By John Stahl, Esq.
Concern regarding the relatively little public information about heavily utilized ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in California prompted the California HealthCare Foundation (Foundation) to research ownership statistics and other...
The 4th District Court of Appeal has issued a decision raised to it on a question on the “retroactive” application of the Independent Bill Review provisions of SB 863 and whether the legislature intended to remove from the W.C.A.B. jurisdiction...
CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES
Vol. 79 No. 12 December 2014
A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review
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