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No authority to reduce surgical billing charges (access required)

Where the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission reduced some surgical bills a medical care provider submitted to the claimant’s employer and its workers’ compensation carrier, the decision is reversed. Code § 65.2-605 does not provide for an automatic 50 percent reduction for multiple procedures nor does it incorporate the payment provisions of the Medicare Claims Manual. Background Adams injured ...