Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

The US Department of Labor's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) will adhere to the recent decision by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that was announced in MLN Matters, #MM6740. Effective March 1, 2010 OWCP will no longer accept the use of the AMA/CPT Consultation codes ranges 99241-99245 and 99251-99255 for inpatient/outpatient facilities and office settings. Any line items submitted with date of service on or after March 1, 2010 will be denied and returned stating “The requested procedure is not a covered service”. For additional information please refer to CMS MLN Matters Number: MM6740 located at: