Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 3. Miscellaneous Provisions

Insurers To File Summary Reports Of Benefits Paid For Injuries And Miscellaneous Expenses And Statements Of Medical Expenditures

39-71-306. Insurers to file summary reports of benefits paid for injuries and miscellaneous expenses and statements of medical expenditures. (1) Each insurer shall, on or before the 15th day after each state government fiscal quarter ends, file with the department:

(a) summary reports of benefits for all compensation payments made during the previous state fiscal quarter to injured workers or their beneficiaries or dependents;

(b) statements showing the amounts expended during the previous state fiscal quarter for all medical services for injured workers; and

(c) statements showing all miscellaneous amounts, other than compensation and medical expenditures, paid during the previous state fiscal quarter to or on behalf of injured workers or their beneficiaries or dependents and not otherwise reported as an expenditure for the workers' compensation administration assessment provided for in 39-71-201.

(2) An insurer that fails to file the summary report required by this section or the annual paid losses report required in 39-71-201 within 5 days after the date on which either report is due may be assessed a penalty in an amount of not less than $250 or more than $1,000 to be deposited in the workers' compensation administration fund.

History: En. Sec. 17, Ch. 96, L. 1915; re-en. Sec. 2932, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 2932, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 21, Ch. 23, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 92-806; amd. Sec. 56, Ch. 397, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 17, Ch. 613, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 558, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 214, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 69, L. 2005.