Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers' Compensation Division

Rule Rule 436-009-0060
Oregon Specific Codes

(1) Multidisciplinary Services.
(a) Services provided by multidisciplinary programs not otherwise described by CPT® codes must be billed under Oregon specific codes.
(b) Bills using the multidisciplinary codes must include copies of the treatment record that specifies:
(A) The type of service rendered,
(B) The medical provider who provided the service,
(C) Whether treatment was individualized or provided in a group session, and
(D) The amount of time treatment was rendered for each service billed.
(2) Table of all Oregon Specific Codes (For OSC fees, see Appendix B.) {See attached table.}
(3) CARF / JCAHO Accredited Programs.
(a) Treatment in a chronic pain management program, physical rehabilitation program, work hardening program, or a substance abuse program will not be paid unless the program is accredited for that purpose by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) or the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
(b) Organizations that have applied for CARF accreditation, but have not yet received accreditation, may receive payment for multidisciplinary programs upon providing evidence to the insurer that an application for accreditation has been filed with and acknowledged by CARF. The organizations may provide multidisciplinary services under this section for a period of up to six months from the date CARF provided notice to the organization that the accreditation process has been initiated, or until such time as CARF accreditation has been received or denied, whichever occurs first.
(c) Notwithstanding OAR 436-009-0010 (Medical Billing and Payment)(4)(a), program fees for services within a multidisciplinary program may be used based upon written pre-authorization from the insurer. Programs must identify the extent, frequency, and duration of services to be provided.
(d) All job site visits and ergonomic consultations must be preauthorized by the insurer.
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