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Governor Signs Medical Examiner Chaperone Bill

Monday, July 17, 2017 | 739 | 0 | 0 min read

Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed into law a bill that allows injured workers to bring chaperones to employer-requested medical examinations. Ige on July 10 signed SB 859, by Sen Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, D- Wailuku, which also allows injured workers to record the examination if the physician or surgeon approves. If the chaperone obstructs the exam, the workers’ right to receive benefits would be suspended until the obstruction ceases. SB 859 took effect upon signing and includes a sunset provision that automatically repeals the new provisions on June 30, 2019. ...

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