A section of the Workers’ Compensation Act requiring impairment ratings to be determined under current American Medical Association (AMA) guidelines is an unconstitutional delegation of legislative authority, a divided en banc Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel held in Protz v. Workers’ Comp. Appeal Bd. (Derry Area Sch. Dist.).
By PBI| 2017-05-19T22:51:26+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: 77 P.S. §511.2(7), AMA Guides, American Medical Association, delegation, impairment rating evaluation, IRE, legislative authority, modification petition, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Section 306(a.2), Workers’ Compensation Act|Comments Off on Workers’ Compensation Act’s Adoption of AMA Guides Ruled Unconstitutional