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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Worker's compensation. Requires a health care provider to file a claim for payment with the worker's compensation board (board) not later than two years after the last date the provider provided services to an injured or disabled employee. Amends the definition of "pecuniary liability" applying to the responsibility of an employer or insurance carrier to recognize that the charge for services or products provided after June 30, 2011, by a medical services facility is equal to 200% of the amount determined using the Medicare program reimbursement methodologies, models, and values or weights, including the coding, billing, and reporting payment policies in effect on the date a service or product is provided. Increases benefit amounts for injuries and disablements occurring on and after July 1, 2011.