WSI has restructured the Fee Schedule Guidelines, offering a more user-friendly product for 2016.
Effective January 1, 2016, WSI adopted the new conditional packaging rules implemented by CMS for 2016.
WSI recently changed the standard for billing a unilateral procedure performed bilaterally in order to align with CMS.
Effective March 1, 2016, WSI will require prior authorization of speech therapy by the Utilization Review (UR) department.
Effective March 1, 2016, WSI will implement changes regarding the coverage of massage therapy treatment.
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WSI recently revised the UR-Chiro form and providers should use the revised form effective immediately.
WSI has recently begun publishing fillable PDF versions of commonly used forms.
WSI has restructured and added new functionality to the Fee Schedule section of our website.
WSI recently modified the Capability Assessment (C3) form and providers should use it effective immediately.
Effective for dates of service beginning September 1, 2015, WSI will not reimburse for procedures billed with HCPCS Temporary National Codes (T Codes).
Effective for dates of service beginning September 1, 2015, WSI will deny durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, supplies (DMEPOS) billed with a miscellaneous code if a more specific code is available.
WSI has recently begun publishing medical treatment guidelines, which WSI uses in the Utilization Review and Claim management process.
NIOSH Provides Safety and Health Training for Nurses
Updated Guide to OSHA Training Requirements
Free OSHA 10-Hour Online Training
On August 1, 2015, WSI will utilize US Script®, to provide the same point-of-sale transactions currently in place with tmesys®.
Confined Spaces in Construction
Cyber-attack on state server may impact WSI information
The 2015 North Dakota Legislative Assembly amended North Dakota Century Code (N.D.C.C.) to address the legal protection of a healthcare provider when disclosing medical information to WSI.
Beginning October 1, 2015, WSI will transition from the use of ICD-9 to ICD-10 for diagnosis and procedure codes in alignment with federal regulations.
National Sun Safety Week is June 1 - 8, 2015
Welcome to the WSI Loss Control News section on the new website.
This article highlights significant changes in billing for drugs of abuse testing codes in the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule.