Medical Providers News

June 2017
Effective July 1, 2017 WSI will implement the use of the 3M Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) grouper.
June 2017
Based on provider feedback, WSI has outlined some points of clarification for providing chiropractic treatment to an injured worker.
June 2017
WSI recently revised several Utilization Review (UR) forms, which a provider should use effective immediately.
May 2017
WSI recently updated the Medical Provider section of the website to assist a dental provider in treating an injured worker.
April 2017
WSI has adopted the AMA’s CPT Guidelines for telemedicine services.
April 2017
WSI has discontinued the pilot program for medical appeal time frames, which extended the medical bill appeal time frame from 30 days to 60 days.
April 2017
Effective immediately, a provider may submit professional charges (CMS-1500/837p) and documentation electronically to WSI through iHCFA.
February 2017
WSI recently implemented Documentation Policies to reinforce existing guidelines and/or clarify documentation standards.
January 2017
Effective January 1, 2017, WSI will implement the following fee schedule changes.
June 2016
Effective July 1, 2016, WSI is initiating a pilot program in which a chiropractor will be required to obtain prior authorization for chiropractic treatment extending beyond the initial office visit.