News & Updates

News and updates for Medical Providers

Do you know how ICD-10 will affect your work with L&I?  If you have questions or concerns, please tell us by July 17, 2015 - write to us at  We will answer in a live webinar on August 17, 2015 at 10 am at  For your convenience, our ICD-10 webinar will also be available for replay the following day. (July 6, 2015)

The department has published the 2015 edition of the Medical Aid Rules and Fee Schedules. (June 1, 2015)

New guideline is open for public comment until May 1, 2015 The AMDG welcomes your comments on the new Agency Medical Directors’ Group’s (AMDG) 2015 Interagency Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Pain. (April 16, 2015)

Coverage decision on screening & monitoring tests for osteopenia/osteoporosisL&I has adopted a Health Technology Clinical Committee coverage decision regarding screening and monitoring tests for osteopenia/osteoporosis, effective on April 1, 2015. (February 27, 2015)

Changes to L&I's Report of Accident - L&I recently mailed copies of a revised Report of Accident (ROA). We’ve made changes to the ROA to speed up claim processing. Here’s what’s changed. (February 26, 2015)

CMS 1500 billing form requirement starts April 1, 2015 - As of April 1, 2015, L&I will only accept the Version 02/2012 CMS 1500 form. This change is in conjunction with L&I’s conversion to ICD-10 an adoption of industry standards. It will also assist L&I to reduce payment delays due to use of the outdated version. (February 18, 2015).

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