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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

New Jersey's Next Step: Adopt A Medical Fee Schedule

As the NJ Senate Labor Committee gets ready to hold hearings this week on medical billing in New Jersey, lingering in the background is when and how a medical fee schedule will ultimately be implemented.   David DePaolo, President & CEO of,  makes the case today on why New Jersey has to take the next step now and adopt a medical fee schedule for workers' compensation claims.

"New Jersey could take a lesson from other, bigger, states that have already dealt with this issue. Texas long ago adopted not only a medical fee schedule, but an out of court, nearly binding medical bill dispute resolution process separate and apart from the claimant's case in chief."

Click here to read: New Jersey, Balance Billing and Fee Schedules