Bill Status of SB2115 94th General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMPENSATION-VARIOUS
Sen. Gary Forby
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Makes various changes concerning payments to health care providers for services rendered under the Act. Allows an employer or insurer to contract with a health care provider or group of health care providers for reimbursement levels for benefits under this Act different from those provided in the Act under specified conditions. Provides that, if a patient notifies a health care provider that the treatment, procedure, or service being sought is for a work-related illness or injury and gives the name and address of the responsible employer to the health care provider, the health care provider shall bill the employer directly. Requires registration of utilization review program for workers' compensation services with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Makes other changes. Makes a corresponding change in the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Contains a severability provision. Effective January 1, 2006.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/25/2005||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby|| 2/25/2005||Senate||First Reading|| 2/25/2005||Senate||Referred to Rules|| 3/2/2005||Senate||Assigned to Labor|| 3/18/2005||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules|| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|