Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
On April 1, 2014, The President signed the SGR Patch bill, HR-4302, which called for the delay of ICD-10 CM/PCS implementations until October 1, 2015. The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), in accordance with the bill passed, will delay the implementation of ICD-10 CM/PCS until October 1, 2015. Although there is a delay in the implementation of ICD-10 CM/PCS, OWCP will be requesting that provider’s begin using the revised 1500 claim form (version 2/12) to report services rendered using the ICD-9 CM Coding schemas, effective March 1, 2014.
1500 Form Announcement
Effective March 1, 2014, We will accept paper bills submitted on the revised 1500 claim form (version 2/12) with ICD-9 codes.