The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), Division of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing on July 26, 2006, in the Tippy Foster Room of the Division’s Central Office located at 7551 Metro Center Drive, Suite 100 (near the intersection of Highway 71 and Riverside Drive) in Austin.
The public hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the Division will take testimony on the following rules:
Chapter 133 – Medical Billing And Processing
Subchapter D – Dispute of Medical Bills
§133.305 Medical Dispute Resolution – General (Repeal)
§133.305 Medical Dispute Resolution – General (New)
§133.307 Medical Dispute Resolution of a Medical Fee Dispute (Repeal)
§133.307 Medical Dispute Resolution of Fee Disputes (New)
§133.308 Medical Dispute Resolution by Independent Review Organizations (Repeal)
§133.308 Medical Dispute Resolution by Independent Review Organizations (New)
These proposed rules were published in the Texas Register on June 23, 2006, and may be viewed on the TDI Web site at http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/proposedrules/toc.html. Although the comment period for these rules will close on July 24, 2006, additional comments will be accepted at the hearing.
TDI offers reasonable accommodations for persons attending meetings, hearings, or educational events, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special accommodations, contact Idalia Cantứ at 512-804-4403 at least of two days prior to the hearing date.
Source: Texas DWC
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