October 2, 2013
Division of Workers’ Compensation Recent Enforcement Actions
AUSTIN - Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC).
The final actions include orders related to violations of the Texas Labor Code and rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation. Violations cited in orders naming insurers included failure to timely pay a medical bill, failure to timely pay income benefits to an injured employee, and retrospectively reviewing the medical necessity of a preauthorized medical service or treatment. Violations cited in orders naming health care providers included failure to timely file and/or accurately complete TDI-DWC forms, reports or records.
Summaries of disciplinary actions are available on the TDI website at: https://wwwapps.tdi.state.tx.us/inter/asproot/commish/da/dwcclips2013.asp.
Specific order summaries also can be viewed by searching by the subject of the order here:
Copies of Commissioner of Workers' Compensation orders also may be obtained by calling Maria Jimenez, TDI-DWC Enforcement, at 512-804-4703 or via e-mail to Maria.Jimenez@tdi.texas.gov.
For more information contact:
Last updated: 01/30/2014