Authors: Senator Philip Boots, Senator James Buck
Co-authors: Senator Karen Tallian
Sponsors: Representative David Ober
Co-Sponsors: Representative Matthew Lehman
Changes the worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation law by providing that: (1) a medical service provider may not be reimbursed for more than one office visit for each repackaged legend drug prescribed; (2) the maximum period during which a medical service provider that is not a retail or mail order pharmacy may receive reimbursement for a repackaged legend drug begins on the date of the injury or disablement and ends at the beginning of the eighth day after the date of the injury or disablement; (3) for purposes of determining pecuniary liability, a medical service provider is distinguished from a medical service facility on the basis of the provider's billing form for Medicare reimbursement; and (4) an officer of a corporation who is an employee of the corporation may elect not to be an employee of the corporation for purposes of worker's compensation and occupational diseases law. Removes language that provides that the reimbursement for an implant may not exceed the invoice amount plus 25%.