34 Pa. Code § 127.555

Current through Register Vol. 50, No. 46, November 14, 2020
Section 127.555 - Petition for Review by Bureau-transmission of URO records to Workers' Compensation judge
(a) Upon the workers' compensation judge's own motion, or motion of any party to the proceeding, the workers' compensation judge may order the URO to forward all medical records obtained for its review to the workers' compensation judge. The URO shall forward all records within 10 days of the date of the workers' compensation judge's order.
(b) When a petition for review has been filed, the Bureau will forward the URO report to the workers' compensation judge assigned to the case.
(c) An authorized agent of the URO shall sign a verification stating that, to the best of his knowledge, the complete set of unaltered records obtained by the URO is being transmitted to the workers' compensation judge.
(d) When records are provided under subsection (a), the URO shall transmit its itemized bill for record copying costs to the manager of the Medical Treatment Review Section, together with a copy of the workers' compensation judge's order directing the URO to provide the records. The URO shall be reimbursed by the Bureau for its record copying costs at the rate specified by Medicare, and for actual postage costs. Reproduction of radiologic films shall be reimbursed at a reasonable cost.

34 Pa. Code § 127.555