TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-33
Workers' Compensation – Benefits

SECTION 28-33-9


§ 28-33-9 Order declaring employer liable for medical services.

When an injury results in no incapacity or incapacity of three (3) days or less and a dispute arises between the employee and the employer or insurer as to the payment of medical expenses or other services provided under §§ 28-33-5, 28-33-7 and 28-33-8, the employee or the medical provider may file a petition with the workers' compensation court, which petition shall follow the procedure as outlined in chapter 35 of this title. In no event shall a petition be filed until twenty-one (21) days have elapsed since written demand for payment for the expense or service has been made on the employer or insurer.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 5; P.L. 1941, ch. 1055, § 2; P.L. 1942, ch. 1226, § 1; P.L. 1947, ch. 1832, § 1; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-33-9; P.L. 1965, ch. 155, § 1; P.L. 1968, ch. 134, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 365, § 6; P.L. 1986, ch. 507, § 7; P.L. 1989, ch. 161, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 332, art. 1, § 3; P.L. 2014, ch. 78, § 5; P.L. 2014, ch. 87, § 5.)