Determining number & geographic areas of "communities" across Virginia
Purpose of legislation
Workers' compensation; payment for medical services. Requires the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission to determine the number and geographic area of communities across the Commonwealth. The measure also requires the Commission to convene a work group of stakeholder representatives of employers, health care service providers, claimants, and insurers to advise and assist the Commission in (i) reviewing, analyzing, and comparing information contained within and reports on all possible databases containing workers' compensation or health care data for medical services rendered in Virginia; (ii) reviewing, analyzing, and comparing information contained within and reports on how similar databases are used for the establishment of the pecuniary liability of the employer in other states; and (iii) making findings or recommendations as to how the databases reviewed and the contents thereof may serve to enhance or replace Virginia's current mechanisms for establishing the pecuniary liability of the employer for medical services provided to an injured employee.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 456 (2015)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||