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Commission to Vote on Raising Some Medical Fees by 30%

By J. Todd Foster (Reporter)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | 392 | 0 | 0 min read

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission will vote today on whether to increase by 30% physician reimbursements for evaluation and management services, a move that could partially undo a cost-cutting measure signed in 2011 by a Democratic governor. The state’s Medical Fee Advisory Board voted 5-3 (with both physician members voting yes) last March to increase reimbursements for the six most common evaluation and management current procedural terminology codes. Physicians and their advocacy organizations argue that Illinois’ reimbursement rates for those s...

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