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Overcharging Prohibited; Offense

§ 413.043

Overcharging Prohibited; Offense

(a) A health care provider commits an offense if the person knowingly charges an insurance carrier an amount greater than that normally charged for similar treatment to a payor outside the workers' compensation system, except for mandated or negotiated charges.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

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

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