07RS HB379

HB379

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HB 379 (BR 1630) - M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to reimbursement of registered nurse first assistants under worker's compensation.
     Amend KRS 342.035 to require workers' compensation insurance carriers, worker's compensation self-insured groups, and worker's compensation self-insured employers who provide coverage for surgical first assistance benefits to provide coverage and direct payment to registered nurse first assistants who perform services that are within the scope of a registered nurse first assistant's qualifications; apply these provisions only if reimbursement for an assisting physician would be covered and a registered nurse first assistance who performed the services is used as a substitute.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Labor & Industry (H)


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