Clarify Medicare Fee Schedule for Workers’ Comp

nc-stampSB 165 – Workers’ Comp. /Clarify Medicare Methodology

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Warren Daniel (R – Burke), Sen. Paul Newton (R – Cabarrus)

This bill would clarify the Medicare fee schedule of maximum fees for medical compensation related to the Workers’ Compensation Act. It changes “physician and hospital compensation” to “medical compensation”. This clarifies that expenses other than physician-and hospital-related compensation can be included for workers’ compensation under Medicare.


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