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HB 2704

Short Title

Making notification to an injured employee by an employer or insurance carrier of any change to workers compensation benefits discretionary, providing that employees seeking workers compensation benefits waive the patient privilege preventing access to medical information, prohibiting infringement of the employer's right to direct medical treatment, requiring that questions by the director of workers compensation to a healthcare provider for an examination ordered by the director be in writing, providing that partial work weeks be counted as full weeks for purposes of computing average wages and excluding expert witness costs from court costs that may be awarded a claimant. (more)

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Bill History

JPN: Journal Page Number
Date Chamber Status JPN
Mon, May 23, 2022 House Died in Committee
Tue, Mar 1, 2022 House Withdrawn from Committee on Appropriations; Rereferred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development 1777
Wed, Feb 23, 2022 House Withdrawn from Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development; Referred to Committee on Appropriations 1776
Fri, Feb 11, 2022 House Referred to Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development 1696
Fri, Feb 11, 2022 House Introduced 1687
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