News & Updates

News and updates for Medical Providers

Revised Activity Prescription Form available Nov. 3, 2014

L&I has revised the APF, which communicates changes in an injured worker’s medical or work status. Claim managers use the APF to make timely decisions about services and benefits.

Changes effective Jan. 1, 2015

  • Providers can “self-generate” the form when a worker’s status changes.  Note that claim managers, vocational counselors, and employers can still request an APF.
  • Billing limits: each provider may submit up to 6 APFs per worker within the first 60 days of the initial visit date and then up to 4 times per each 60 days thereafter.
  • L&I is retiring code 1069M.  For dates of service on or after January 1, 2015, COHE program and ortho/neuro surgeon quality project providers must bill for the APF using code 1073M.

More information is available at

Free educational presentation available about Infection Control and Industrial Safety for Medical Interpreters (produced by UWMC, 2014). (3.2MB PDF)(September 30, 2014)

The department has published the 2014 edition of the Medical Aid Rules and Fee Schedules. (June 1, 2014)

Your L&I payments will change beginning January 4, 2014 - This affects you, find out how! (November 25, 2013)

— Medical Provider Network now in effect. Find out if you should join and how to apply.

New Q&A added about the network

We've added some more frequently asked questions for providers concerned about their network application status.

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