SB 1662: Workers’ Compensation
GENERAL BILL by Grimsley
Workers’ Compensation; Prohibiting an employer or carrier from refusing to authorize a health care provider to treat an injured employee solely because the health care provider is also the dispensing practitioner; prohibiting the Department of Financial Services, an employer, or carrier from requiring the injured employee to use a specified pharmacy, pharmacist, or dispensing practitioner; prohibiting a physician or the physician’s assignee from holding an ownership interest in a licensed pharmaceutical repackaging entity or to set or cause to be set a repackaged pharmaceutical average wholesale price, etc.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 662 (Ch. 2013-131)
Location: In committee/council (BI)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Banking and Insurance (BI)
- Health Policy (HP)
- Appropriations (AP)
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