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Workers' Compensation Battle Continues

SB 863 Formally Introduced Late Friday


The workers’ compensation reform proposal that was drafted in secret, unfortunately made its way into SB 863 late Friday, despite tremendous opposition from several parties. Those behind the legislation are continuing to push it through this final week of the legislative session. SB 863 hits ASCs hard by reducing the workers’ compensation ASC fee schedule to 80% of Medicare HOPD, nearly a 40% reduction.

We ONLY have FIVE DAYS left to derail SB 863 which is being authored by democratic Senator Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblymember Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana).

We are continuing to call on all CASA members!

Today’s focus is the Assembly. They need to hear how this will impact the ASC, patients, jobs and local businesses in their community.

Even if you have already written a letter and phoned in your concerns we all need to do so again!

The updated strategy for each center to follow is:

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