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CWCI and WCIRB Release Joint Ambulatory Surgical Center Study
Posted on 26 Feb 2014 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

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... Read More

Ambulatory Surgery Centers: Rapid Growth and Lack of Oversight in California
Posted on 24 Jun 2013 by John Stahl

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... Read More

California: IBR Not Applicable to Pre-1/1/13 Medical Billing Disputes
Posted on 17 Dec 2014 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

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... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (1/8/2015)
Posted on 8 Jan 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

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 CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More