North Carolina Industrial Commission Holds Upcoming Public Hearing
The North Carolina Industrial Commission will hold a public hearing on on all the upcoming recommended changes. Workers Compensation rules changes are coming to North Carolina in a big way. If you follow the link in the last paragraph, you can see all of the proposed upcoming changes to the North Carolina Workers Compensation rules. There are many upcoming changes.
The changes will affect:
- 10A – Workers’ Compensation
- 10B – Tort Claims
- 10C – Rehabilitation Professionals
- 10D – Managed Care Rule
- 10E – Administration
- 10F – Electronic Billing
- 10G – Mediated Settlement
- 10H – Law Enforcement
- 10I – Vaccines
- 10J – Medical Fees Compensation
There are many types of stakeholders in Workers Compensation for North Carolina that may be heavily affected such as:
- Rehabilitation nurses
- Bill processors
- Medical providers
- Medical network providers
If you are unsure whether this affects you directly or not, follow the link and read through the sections or print them out and read them closely. These are sweeping changes on how Workers Comp is handled in North Carolina. I wish I could have included this in the blog earlier. I just received the information last night.
In compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act, the North Carolina Industrial Commission has published proposed changes to its rules. The Notice of Rulemaking, the text of the proposed rules, and the fiscal impact analysis can be found here.
A public hearing on the rules changes will be held on August 6, 2012, beginning at 9:00 am in Room 2173 of the Dobbs Building located at 430 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603.
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