Bill Status of SB3617 100th General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMP-MEDICAL PROVIDERS
Sen. Kyle McCarter
| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Makes numerous additions and changes concerning: employers giving medical providers addresses to which medical bills should be sent; payments by employers to medical providers; explanations of benefits; interest payments by employers to medical providers under specified circumstances; petitions by medical providers if interest has not been paid; duties of the Director of Insurance regarding compliance by health care providers with requests for records by employers and insurers for the authorization of the payment of workers' compensation claims and imposition of administrative fines if an employer or insurer has intentionally failed to comply or demonstrates a repeated pattern of failing to comply with the electronic claims acceptance and response process; utilization review; entry of judgments based on final awards or decisions; and other matters. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 5/30/2018||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter|| 5/30/2018||Senate||First Reading|| 5/30/2018||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|