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New Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule Published

July 9, 2012

CRANSTON, R.I. and CHICAGO, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A new Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule recently went into effect on July 1, 2012.

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The Medical Fee Schedule is divided into rules and rates for reimbursing workers’ compensation medical services in the State of Rhode Island. The rates outlined contain a list of procedures and the associated maximum allowance. The Medical Fee Schedule includes many components such as: Anesthesia Guidelines, Hospital Guidelines, Pharmacy Guidelines, Surgical Guidelines, and Physical and Occupational Guidelines.

You can access or order a copy of the new fee schedule from Rising Medical Solutions, the organization that works with the State to write and publish the Medical Fee Schedule.

About the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, Division of Workers’ Compensation
The Division of Workers’ Compensation monitors the workers’ compensation system, ensuring that appropriate documents are filed to protect injured workers and employers, that claims are paid correctly, that all required employers have insurance coverage, and that insurance carriers report policy information to the Division. The Division also compiles information about injuries and costs, provides educational services, and investigates fraud.

About Rising Medical Solutions Inc.
Rising Medical Solutions is a national medical-financial solutions firm that provides medical bill review, hospital bill review and medical cost containment services to the workers’ compensation, auto, liability and group health markets. Inc. magazine ranks the Chicago-based company as one of the fastest growing private enterprises in America.

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Division of Workers’ Compensation: Matt Carey / 401.462.8127, mcarey@dlt.ri.gov
Rising Medical Solutions: Jay Jiloca / 312.224.1304, jay.jiloca@risingms.com

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