**NOTICE to all Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedule users
concerning COVID-19 Testing and Telemedicine Codes

Per the State of Rhode Island, the COVID-19 testing code (code 87426) has been added to the fee schedule in its Laboratory Rates. Additionally, telemedicine codes have been assigned temporary fee schedule reimbursement rates, whereby there are increased rates for telephonic (CPT codes 99441-99443) and online digital (CPT codes 99421- 99423 and 98970-98972) evaluation/assessment, management services and Physical/Occupational Therapy to mirror payment rates for an equivalent office visit. For more information, please read the State’s Telemedicine Information Letter.

**Effective Date of January 1, 2020**