The Texas Division of Insurance coverage, Division of Staff’ Compensation’s (DWC) Normal Counsel notified employees’ compensation system members that DWC is proposing amendments to the Texas Administrative Code regarding. expedited advantages for members of the Texas navy forces
The proposed guidelines implement Texas Labor Code Sections 401.027, 501.001, 501.027, 501.028, and 501.029, which had been added or amended by Home Invoice 90 in the course of the 2023 Common Session.
The proposed guidelines are essential to implement the modifications in HB 90 by clarifying employees’ compensation protection for approved journey by members of the Texas navy forces, making certain that insurance coverage carriers expedite claims for medical advantages by injured members of the Texas navy forces, and making certain that DWC expedites disputes about these claims. The proposed guidelines additionally embody an replace to the company’s tackle and nonsubstantive editorial and formatting modifications that make updates for plain language and company model to enhance readability.