Bill Seeks To Protect Pre-Approved Injured Workers’ Treatment Plans

Bill Seeks To Protect Pre-Approved Injured Workers’ Treatment Plans – California Healthline

On Wednesday, the California Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee approved a bill (SB 563) that aims to bar insurers from using treatment requests to deny pre-approved care for injured workers.

Background

In March, the committee started investigating a 2012 law (SB 863) that overhauled the state’s workers’ compensation program to determine whether it has met expectations.  Read the full article here.