Texas work comp Commissioner Ryan Brannan announced final disciplinary actions taken by the state’s DWC. The final actions include administrative penalties ordered against insurance carriers, health care providers and employers in the workers’ compensation system. Since January 1, 2014, the Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation has ordered administrative penalties totaling $1,774,345 for system participants. The penalties include $1,658,245 in fines ordered for insurance carriers, $65,600 in fines ordered for health care providers, $49,500 in fines ordered for other entities and $1,000 in fines ordered for employers.
Read the release and links to specifics violations here.