WRK COMP-CLAIMS-INSUR FRAUD
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that "in
specified instances involving false, fraudulent, or partially
fraudulent workers' compensation claims, an employer has standing
before the Industrial Commission for the sole purpose of filing and
disposing of a claim after an employee has been convicted of an
offense arising out of a claim for workers' compensation benefits".
Provides that a workers' compensation insurance carrier may place an
informational warning notice on the back of a disability check or in a
disability check mailing. Provides that the notice shall state that a
material misrepresentation in support of a claim for benefits is
punishable by a fine or imprisonment, or both.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
820 ILCS 305/18.7
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 310/18.5 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act.
Provides that, after an employee has been convicted of an offense
involving a false, fraudulent, or partially fraudulent workers'
compensation claim, an employer has standing before the Industrial
Commission for the sole purpose of filing and seeking disposal of the
claim. Adds similar language to the Workers' Occupational Diseases
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes everything and reinserts similar provisions, except
replaces references to "a false, fraudulent, or partially fraudulent"
claim with "a fraudulent" claim.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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