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Senate Bill 0537


Senate Bill 0537

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF SB537 (Updated April 10, 2007 5:40 pm - DI 84)


Worker's compensation. Authorizes the worker's compensation board (board) to adopt rules to assess and collect reasonable fees for services, excluding services provided to: (1) an injured employee; or (2) in the event of an employee's death, the employee's dependents. Provides that a rule adopted by the board concerning the assessment and collection of reasonable fees for services must provide that a fee established for adjudicating disputes between an insurer and a health care provider may not take effect before July 1, 2008. Revises language concerning assessments for the second injury fund. Increases worker's compensation and occupational diseases benefits. Increases compensation for permanent partial impairment.
    Current Status:
     In Conference Committee
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