New Report on California Workers’ Comp Medical Payment Trends

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California released an updated California Workers’ Compensation Aggregate Medical Payment Trends report for 2021.

The latest annual report compares medical payment information from 2019 through 2021. It analyzes medical payment and utilization trends by provider type, service locations and different service types.

Findings from the report include:

The report also found that telehealth service use continued to decline in 2021. However, it still remained at a far higher level than pre-pandemic periods.