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S 0366 - Clarifies that supplied medical treatment for a workers' compensation disability lessens the period of disability

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Scott Talley
Last Action: 2/16/2021 - Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Young (ch), Sabb, Matthews, Garrett, M.Johnson
Senate Committee: Judy
Assigned To:
Workers' CompNext Bill

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03.25.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee adjourned before they could take up the bill for debate.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that supplied medical treatment for a workers' compensation disability lessens the period of disability. 

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S 0366 General Bill, By Talley and Hutto
Summary: Workers' comp
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 42-15-60, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TIME PERIOD MEDICAL TREATMENT AND SUPPLIES ARE FURNISHED, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT MEDICAL TREATMENT AND SUPPLIES ARE FURNISHED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL TIME THAT THE JUDGMENT OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION ESTABLISHED, BY THE PREPONDERANCE OF EVIDENCE CONTAINED IN THE MEDICAL RECORDS OR BY THE OPINION OF A MEDICAL PROVIDER, WILL LESSEN THE PERIOD OF DISABILITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-17-40, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF A WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION HEARING SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEDICAL RECORDS AND OPINIONS OF MEDICAL PROVIDERS ARE ADMISSIBLE WITHOUT REGARD TO THE RULES OF EVIDENCE.
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12/09/20Senate Prefiled
12/09/20Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 285)
01/12/21Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 285)
02/16/21Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Young (ch), Sabb, Matthews, Garrett, M.Johnson



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