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44-5,103.Same; cooperation by and duties of self-insurers and insurance companies and other benefit delivery entities; continuing education activities. Insurers, self-insurers, insurance agents' associations, licensed rating organizations, health care provider associations, vocational rehabilitation facilities, and other groups or associations involved in the administration, performance or payment of benefits or services associated with workers compensation claims, benefits or requirements shall:

(a) Cooperate with the commissioner of insurance and the director of workers compensation in the preparation and presentation of seminars, audio-visual materials and other instructional information designed to promote workplace safety, improve employer and employee relationships, generally enhance confidence in the integrity of the workers compensation system, and reduce the cost of workers compensation while providing a stable means of equitably compensating persons injured in the course of performing the duties of their employment; and

(b) encourage and assist in the development of specialized continuing education for persons who are health care providers or the staff of vocational rehabilitation facilities that will acquaint such persons with their role and the impact of their decisions regarding impairment ratings, medical improvement potential, return to work evaluations, permanent restrictions and other aspects of the workers compensation system influenced or determined by such providers in addition to the care rendered.

History: L. 1993, ch. 286, § 9; July 1.



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