(a) This section applies to an insurance adjuster, case manager, or other person who has authority under this title to request the performance of a service affecting the delivery of benefits to an injured employee or who actually performs such a service, including peer reviews, performance of required medical examinations, or case management.
(b) A person described by Subsection (a) commits an administrative violation if the person offers to pay, pays, solicits, or receives an improper inducement relating to the delivery of benefits to an injured employee or improperly attempts to influence the delivery of benefits to an injured employee, including through the making of improper threats. This section applies to each person described by Subsection (a) who is a participant in the workers’ compensation system of this state and to an agent of such a person.
(c) Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1162, § 37(3), eff. September 1, 2011.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 198 (H.B. 34), § 1, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1162 (H.B. 2605), § 37(3), eff. September 1, 2011.