The Department of Insurance in Illinois passed legislative changes to the workers compensation system via HB 1698 on June 28, 2011. This legislation created the IL Preferred Provider Program (PPP), an optional program for employers.
The Joint Commission on Administrative Rules approved and posted rules for PPP for Workers Compensation on March 4, 2013. As part of the rules, employers are able to direct medical care into a Preferred Provider Network in order to provide timely and appropriate medical care for injured employees.
To assist you in complying with the new regulations, we are providing: the Step by Step Process, the Implementation Notification Packet, and Employee Notification Packet. All forms are provided is English and Spanish.