Texas Administrative Code
|PART 6||OFFICE OF INJURED EMPLOYEE COUNSEL|
|CHAPTER 276||GENERAL ADMINISTRATION|
|SUBCHAPTER B||OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM|
|RULE §276.11||Access to Injured Employee Medical Documentation|
Upon written request, a health care provider shall provide the Office of Injured Employee Counsel (OIEC) medical documentation regarding an injured employee within five (5) business days from the date posted on the request at no cost to OIEC. A health care provider's reimbursement from an insurance carrier for costs of documentation provided to OIEC are prescribed by the provisions of §134.120 of this title. A health care provider or insurance carrier that fails to comply with the requirements of this section commits an administrative violation. The Commissioner shall enforce a violation under this section in accordance with Chapter 415 of the Texas Labor Code.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §276.11 adopted to be effective June 30, 2008, 33 TexReg 5011|