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News 2018 Medical Reimbursement Rate Review for Workers’ Comp. Cases

4/23/2018
  • Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Industrial Accidents

Media Contact for 2018 Medical Reimbursement Rate Review for Workers’ Comp. Cases

Bill Taupier, Director of Administration

BOSTON, MA — The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) have initiated a review of the reimbursement rates for treatment of work-related injuries and claims pursuant to M.G.L. c. 152, § 13(1), and related regulations. The rates will be reviewed and established in accordance with M.G.L. c. 118E, § 13D.

A link to the informational presentation  on the rate review process can be found here: Workers' Compensation Medical Rate Review Listening session

Current Workers' Compensation Regulations are found here:

  • Ambulatory services regulation:

https://www.mass.gov/regulations/1143-CMR-4000-rates-for-services-under-mgl-c-152-workers-compensation-act

  • Hospital services regulation:

https://www.mass.gov/regulations/1141-CMR-4100-rates-of-payment-for-services-provided-to-industrial-accident-patients-by

EOHHS will publish a notice of a public hearing in advance of the public hearing. EOHHS public hearing notices can be found here:

https://www.mass.gov/service-details/executive-office-of-health-and-human-services-public-hearings

You can sign up to receive EOHHS regulatory email notifications here (choose "Provider Payment Rates" for your notification category):

https://www.mass.gov/forms/eohhs-regulatory-email-notifications

 

 

 

Media Contact for 2018 Medical Reimbursement Rate Review for Workers’ Comp. Cases

Executive Office of Health and Human Services 

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is the largest secretariat in state government and is comprised of 12 agencies, in addition to 2 soldiers’ homes and the MassHealth program. Our efforts are focused on the health, resilience, and independence of the one in four residents of the Commonwealth we serve. Our public health programs touch every community in the Commonwealth.

Department of Industrial Accidents 

The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) oversees the Massachusetts workers’ compensation system.

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