The principle behind a bill that would overhaul Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation system is sound, but some of the details need more work.
That was the view of state Sen. Susan Paddack, who touched on the subject during a legislative luncheon Friday at the Pontotoc Technology Center.
Paddack said she supports the idea of moving workers’ compensation from a court-based system to an administrative one, but she voted against Senate Bill 1062 because it omitted a provision capping doctors’ fees at 150 percent of Medicare costs.
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