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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 376

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 4719

 

*04719SB00376LAB*

Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

(LAB)

 

AN ACT AUGMENTING THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR RADIOLOGY SERVICES UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STATUTES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (Effective from passage) Not later than July 1, 2017, the chairperson of the Workers' Compensation Commission shall augment the fee schedule for radiology current procedural terminology (CPT) codes 72131, 72141, 72146, 72148, 72158, 73218, 73221, 73222, 73718 and 73721 under chapter 568 of the general statutes by fifteen per cent.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission to augment the fee schedule for certain radiology services by fifteen per cent.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

SEN. OSTEN, 19th Dist.

S.B. 376