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Undisputed workers' compensation medical bills are due within 30 days of receipt in Alaska.

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Alaska

Timely Payment

30 days

Alaska Administrative Code

31st Legislature(2019-2020)  Alaska Admin Code  8 AAC 45 Basis Navigation Bills Legislators Committees Session Session Laws Tools Archive  Admin Code Navigation Index (ToC) Print Email Link   Embed This Chapter 45 Compensation, Medical  

Rule

8 AAC 45.082. Medical treatment 

Rule Text

8 AAC 45.082 (d)  Medical bills for an employee's treatment are due and payable no later than 30 days after the date the employer received the medical provider's bill, a written justification of the medical necessity for dispensing a name-brand drug product if required for the filling of a prescription that was part of the treatment, and a completed report in accordance with 8 AAC 45.086(a). Unless the employer controverts the prescription charges or transportation expenses, an employer shall reimburse an employee's prescription charges or transportation expenses for medical treatment no later than 30 days after the employer received the medical provider's completed report in accordance with 8 AAC 45.086(a), a written justification of the medical necessity for dispensing a name-brand drug product if required for the filling of a prescription that was part of the treatment, and an itemization of the prescription numbers or an itemization of the dates of travel, destination, and transportation expenses for each date of travel. If the employer controverts  
                (1) a medical bill or if the medical bill is not paid in full as billed, the employer shall notify the employee and medical provider in writing the reasons for not paying all or a part of the bill or the reason for delay in payment no later than 30 days after receipt of the bill, a written justification of the medical necessity for dispensing a name-brand drug product if required for the filling of a prescription that was part of the treatment, and completed report in accordance with 8 AAC 45.086(a)

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