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Rulemaking Hearing on Proposed Revisions to the General Rules, Claims Handling Standards, and New Adjuster Certification Program Rules
The Bureau will conduct three public rulemaking hearings on August 29, beginning at 1:00 pm CDT. The hearings will be held in the Tennessee Room of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development offices located at 220 French Landing Drive in Nashville. Proposed General, Claims Handling Standards, and Adjuster Certification rules will be addressed at the hearing along with recommended revisions required to comply with recent revisions to T. C. A. 50-6-419 and to implement a voluntary Adjuster Certification. These hearings are open to the general public.General Rules Claims Handling Standards Adjuster Certification Program
Rulemaking Hearing on Proposed Electronic Medical Billing, "E-Billing"
The Bureau will be conducting a public rulemaking hearing on August 8 at 10:00 am CDT. The hearing will be held in the Tennessee Room of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development offices located at 220 French Landing Drive in Nashville. Proposed rules would govern the processes by which carriers pay medical providers for treatment provided in workers' compensation claims.
Legislative Changes Have Been Made to Workers' Compensation
A general overview regarding the workers’ compensation legislation passed by the 2017 session of the 110th General Assembly is available for your convenience. Governor Haslam signed Public Chapter 344 into law on May 9, 2017, and it became effective upon signing. For a complete, detailed review of this information and all workers’ compensation bills introduced in this legislative session, please visit www.capitol.tn.gov.Legislative Update TN General Assembly