Subchapter 10C - North Carolina Industrial Commission Rules for Utilization of Rehabilitation Professionals in Workers' Compensation Claims

 

SECTION .0100 ADMINISTRATION

 

04 NCAC 10C .0101 APPLICABILTY OF THE RULES

(a) The rules in this Subchapter apply to:

(1) cases in which the employer is obligated to provide medical compensation, and the injured worker is obligated to accept medical compensation under the Workers' Compensation Act, or in which such compensation is provided by agreement, and during any period when the employer is paying temporary total disability benefits without prejudice in accordance with G.S. 97-18(d); and

(2) any rehabilitation professional as defined in Item (1) of Rule .0103 of this Subchapter, who is assigned under the Workers' Compensation Act and approved by the Commission pursuant to Rule .0105 of this Subchapter.

(b) Any rehabilitation professional who is not assigned under the Workers' Compensation Act and approved by the Commission pursuant to Rule .0105 of this Subchapter must disclose his or her role to the health care provider at the time of the initial contact and any other person from whom the non-approved rehabilitation professional seeks information about the case.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 97-18(d); 97-25.4; 97-25.5; 97-32.2; 97-80;

Eff. January 1, 1996;

Recodified from 04 NCAC 10C .0103, Eff. April 17, 2000;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2014; June 1, 2000.