Bill Text: TX HB733 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-01 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HB733 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB733-Comm_Sub.html
  86R23624 KKR-D
 
  By: Zedler H.B. No. 733
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 733:
 
  By:  Darby C.S.H.B. No. 733
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and
  receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care
  services.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 408.023(r), Labor Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (r)  Notwithstanding the waiver or expiration of Subsections
  (a)-(g) and (i), there may be no direct or indirect provision of
  health care under this subtitle and rules adopted under this
  subtitle, and no direct or indirect receipt of remuneration under
  this subtitle and rules adopted under this subtitle by a doctor who:
               (1)  before September 1, 2007:
                     (A)  was removed or deleted from the list of
  approved doctors either by action of the Texas Workers'
  Compensation Commission or the division or by agreement with the
  doctor;
                     (B)  was not admitted to the list of approved
  doctors either by action of the Texas Workers' Compensation
  Commission or the division or by agreement with the doctor;
                     (C)  was suspended from the list of approved
  doctors either by action of the Texas Workers' Compensation
  Commission or the division or by agreement with the doctor; or
                     (D)  had the doctor's license to practice
  suspended by the appropriate licensing agency, including a
  suspension that was stayed, deferred, or probated, or voluntarily
  relinquished the license to practice; and
               (2)  has [was] not been reinstated or restored by the
  Texas Workers' Compensation Commission or the division to:
                     (A)  the list of approved doctors; or
                     (B)  the workers' compensation system [before
  September 1, 2007].
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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