MEMORANDUM NO. 2017-01
2017 Official Connecticut Fee Schedule for Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Centers effective April 1, 2017
|TO:||WCC Commissioners, Facility Fee Schedule Core Committee Members, District Administrators, Advisory Board, Legal Advisory Panel, Medical Advisory Panel, Medical Practitioners, Self-Insureds, Insurance Carriers, Medical Care Plans, Attorneys, and Unions.|
|FROM:||John A. Mastropietro, Chairman|
|DATE:||March 31, 2017|
|RE:||2017 Official Connecticut Fee Schedule for Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Centers effective April 1, 2017|
As Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Commission of the state of Connecticut, I am pleased to announce the publication of the 2017 Official Connecticut Fee Schedule for Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Centers.
Published by Optum360, this new fee schedule includes a link to Medicare’s PC Pricer tool and instructions for computation of inpatient reimbursement. For outpatient hospital and ambulatory surgical center reimbursement this publication includes facilities’ wage index groups and corresponding fees based on the established formulae pursuant to §31-294d(d) C.G.S. (as amended by Public Act 14-167).
This fee schedule shall be effective for medical services rendered on or after April 1, 2017, regardless of the date of injury, which are payable to health care facilities authorized or permitted to render care under the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act.
To order, please contact OPTUM360 at 1-800-464-3649, option 1, or visit
https://www.optum360coding.com/ keyword “Connecticut”.