PUBLIC NOTICE OF RULE-MAKING
NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
CONCERNING ESTABLISHMENT OF HOSPITAL FEES
FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §§97-26(a),
97-26(b)(3), and 97-80(a), the North Carolina Industrial Commission will hold a public hearing on the establishment of Hospital Fees (DRGs) for Workers' Compensation cases for 2002 and following. In establishing Hospital Fees for 2002 and following the Industrial Commission proposes to continue the DRG methodology and DRG band presently in effect. The present band is 77.07% to 100% of the UB92 hospital bill.
The proposed billing method is to become effective on July 15, 2002. The Commission solicits oral and written comments of all interested persons, firms, and organizations wishing to comment concerning any aspect of the proposed billing method.
SUCH PUBLIC HEARING will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2002, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Industrial Commission Hearing Room, located on the second floor of the Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC, during which the Commission will hear the verbal comments of persons scheduled to speak. Those desiring to make an oral presentation, not to exceed 10 minutes in length, should submit a request on or before Wednesday, April 15, 2002. Speakers at the public hearing are encouraged to prepare a written summary of remarks for the use of the Commission.
WRITTEN COMMENTS, REQUESTS FOR A COPY OF THE BILLING METHOD AND REQUESTS FOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO MR. BRAD DONOVAN AT 4336 MAIL SERVICE CENTER, RALEIGH, NC 27699-4336, OR MADE BY TELEPHONE CALL TO MR. DONOVAN AT (919) 807-2562. COPIES OF BILLING METHOD MAY ALSO BE OBTAINED ON THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION’S WEBSITE:
WRITTEN COMMENTS SHOULD BE FAXED TO (919) 715-0283 OR MAILED TO 4336 MAIL SERVICE CENTER, RALEIGH, NC 27699-4336 NO LATER THAN JUNE 15, 2002.
This the 20th day of March, 2002.
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