2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 27 - Labor and Employment
Chapter 14 - Worker's Compensation
Article 8 - Administrative Provisions
Section 27-14-801 - Duties of Director.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-14-801 (2019)

27-14-801. Duties of director.

(a) Repealed by Laws 1990, ch. 63, § 3.

(b) Repealed by Laws 1990, ch. 63, § 3.

(c) Repealed by Laws 1990, ch. 63, § 3.

(d) The director may provide for the investigation of facts and circumstances regarding any claim filed under this act. To carry out investigations, he may acquire the services of one (1) or more physicians licensed to practice medicine in this state to serve as medical consultants in investigating any injury or death resulting from injury, the treatment of any injury or death or the recovery of any employee which is reported to the division. The physician shall be paid on a fee for service basis from the worker's compensation account. The director may also employ consultants to review medical and hospital bills submitted to the division.

(e) The director shall:

(i) Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 82, § 2.

(ii) Periodically provide for educational programs for and consult with employee groups, employers, hospital administrators and health care providers;

(iii) Report to the appropriate professional or facility licensing authority any suspected substandard or inappropriate medical or health care provided to an injured worker by the provider or health care facility.

(f) Any duties designated by statute upon the director may be performed by his designee.

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