2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 23 — Labor and worker's compensation
RS 23:1203.2 — Electronic medical billing and payment


LA Rev Stat § 23:1203.2 What's This?

§1203.2. Electronic medical billing and payment

A.(1) The director shall adopt rules and regulations regarding the electronic submission, processing, and payment of workers' compensation-related medical bills, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:950 et seq.

(2) Such rules shall take effect no later than January 1, 2012.

B. The following groups shall make provisions for such an electronic claims system:

(1) Insurance carriers shall accept medical bills electronically submitted by health care providers, in accordance with the rules promulgated.

(2) Health care providers shall accept payment of medical claims submitted electronically by insurance carriers, in accordance with the rules promulgated.

C. On or after January 1, 2012, the director may adopt additional rules and regulations, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:950 et seq., regarding the electronic exchange of medical claims information.

Acts 2010, No. 4, §1.

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