|(a) A fraudulent or deceptive act or omission in obtaining,
attempting to obtain, or use of certification or registration as a
URA is a violation of Insurance Code Chapter 4201.
(b) The commissioner's authority under this subchapter
is in addition to any other authority to enforce a sanction, penalty,
fine, forfeiture, denial, suspension, or revocation otherwise authorized
by law, including remedies under Insurance Code Chapter 4201, Subchapter
M, concerning Enforcement.
(c) This section does not limit the ability of the
commissioner of workers' compensation or TDI-DWC to make inquiries,
conduct audits, or receive and investigate complaints against URAs
or personnel employed by or under contract with URAs to perform utilization
review to determine compliance with or violations of Labor Code Title
5 or TDI-DWC rules. Nothing in this section prohibits joint enforcement
actions by TDI and TDI-DWC or delegations of authority between TDI
and TDI-DWC to enforce relevant statutes or rules.