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Illinois Bill Would Move Workers’ Comp Fraud Probes to Insurance Department

February 26, 2021

A bill filed in the Illinois General Assembly would transfer the responsibilities for investigating workers’ compensation fraud to the state insurance department.

Under HB 2947, the pending business of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Insurance Compliance Division would be transferred to the Illinois Department of Insurance.

he change would transfer “all powers, duties, rights, responsibilities, personnel, books, records, papers, documents, property (real and personal), contracts, causes of action, and pending business” of the workers’ comp compliance division to the DOI, according to a legislative synopsis of the bill.

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