Insurers shall discuss all factors affecting the employer's premium with the employer. Insurers may not discuss medical information as defined in Civil Code 56.05 obtained from about an employee who has filed a worker's compensation claim except for the following: (1) medical information regarding the diagnosis of the condition for which compensation is claimed and the treatment provided, (2) medical information about the injury claim that is necessary for the employer to have to modify employee work duties.
Every employer must file a report with the Department of Industrial Relations of every occupational injury or illness that results in lost time beyond the date of the injury or that requires medical treatment beyond first aid. The reports must the employee's social security number. Insured employers must file with the insurer within five days of learning about the injury. A self-insured employer, the state, or the insurer of an insured employer file within the time prescribed by the administrative director.