Tiburzi Chiropractic v. Kline

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (4th) 121113
Decision Date: 
September 16, 2013
District: 
4th Dist
Division/County: 
Macoupin Co.
Justice: 
TURNER
Holding: 
Affirmed as modified.
Court erred in entering $2,010 money judgment for chiropractor and against his patient for balance of fees for chiropractic services. Patient had filed workers compensation claim for injuries, and employer paid chiropractor's bill per fee schedule in effect per Section 8.2 of Workers' Compensation Act. Chiropractor's compensable services under the Act are not recoverable. As chiropractor had submitted its bill to its workers' compensation insurance carrier, bills paid at fee-schedule rate were not recoverable, but $200 for cold packs, not paid for by carrier, were recoverable in small claims judgment. (POPE and HARRIS, concurring.)