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Private Claims; Administrative Violation

§ 413.042

Private Claims; Administrative Violation

(a) A health care provider may not pursue a private claim against a workers' compensation claimant for all or part of the cost of a health care service provided to the claimant by the provider unless:

(1) the injury is finally adjudicated not compensable under this subtitle; or

(2) the employee violates Section 408.022 relating to the selection of a doctor and the doctor did not know of the violation at the time the services were rendered.

(b) A health care provider commits an administrative violation if the provider violates Subsection (a).

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.248, eff. September 1, 2005.

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