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§ 134.209. Applicability

(a) Sections 134.209, 134.210, 134.215, 134.220, 134.225, 134.230, 134.235, 134.239, 134.240, and 134.250 of this title apply to workers’ compensation specific codes, services, and programs provided in the Texas workers’ compensation system, other than:

(1) professional medical services described in §134.203 of this title;

(2) prescription drugs or medicine;

(3) dental services;

(4) the facility services of a hospital or other health care facility; and

(5) medical services provided through a workers’ compensation health care network certified pursuant to Insurance Code Chapter 1305, except as provided in §134.1 of this title and Insurance Code Chapter 1305.

(b) Sections 134.209, 134.210, 134.215, 134.220, 134.225, 134.230, 134.235, 134.239, 134.240, and 134.250 of this title apply to workers’ compensation specific codes, services, and programs provided on or after September 1, 2016.

(c) If a court of competent jurisdiction holds that any provision of §§134.209, 134.210, 134.215, 134.220, 134.225, 134.230, 134.235, 134.239, 134.240, and 134.250 of this title or its application to any person or circumstance is invalid for any reason, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications that can be given effect without the invalid provision or application and the provisions of §§134.209, 134.210, 134.215, 134.220, 134.225, 134.230, 134.235, 134.239, 134.240, and 134.250 of this title are severable.

(d) When billing for a treating doctor examination to define the compensable injury, refer to §126.14 of this title.

The provisions of this §134.209 adopted to be July 7, 2016, 41 TexReg 4839.

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§ 134.209. Applicability

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Title 28. Insurance

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