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Workers' Compensation For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Concerning a prohibition on the denial of a workers' compensation claim for mental impairment based on the occupation of a worker, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2016 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

The bill clarifies that a workers' compensation claim for mental impairment may not be denied based on the occupation of the worker. Each claimant is required to be evaluated by a licensed, level II fully accredited physician, psychiatrist, or psychologist.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and does not reflect any amendments that were subsequently adopted.)




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