Postdating effective date of life insurance
A code listed in the fee schedule as “BR” doesn’t have an established fee because the service is too unusual, variable, or new.
When billing for the code, the provider must provide a report that defines or describes the services or procedures.
All providers must follow the administrative rules, medical coverage decisions, and payment policies contained within the MARFS when providing services to injured workers, and when submitting bills either to the State Fund or to self-insurers. For more information on the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), go to If there are any services, procedures or text contained in the physicians’ Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) and federal Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding books that are in conflict with the MARFS, the Department of Labor and Industries’ (L&I) rules and policies take precedence. All policies in this manual apply to claimants receiving benefits from the State Fund, the Crime Victims Compensation Program, and self-insurers unless otherwise noted. Questions may be directed to the: An annual update of the entire payment policies and fee schedules (MARFS) is published routinely to coincide with the beginning of each state fiscal year (July 1).On occasion, between annual publications, updates and corrections are made to either the policies or the fee schedules.If provider network requirements apply, the worker may choose any network provider.At the same time, the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) allow L&I and self-insured employers (collectively known as the insurer) to recommend particular providers or to contract for services: Note: Also see information about the Workers’ choice of healthcare provider in the General information: All payment policies and fee schedules section of this chapter (above).