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Payment of compensation to persons providing housekeeping or nursing services
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 4
§ 58. Payment of compensation to persons providing housekeeping or
nursing services. An employer under the workmen's compensation law, or
the insurance carrier under the policy of workmen's compensation
insurance covering such employer, or any other person or organization
including the state, a municipal corporation or other political
subdivision of the state which provides housekeeping, or nursing
services to an injured employee or recipient of social services
assistance or which arranges for such services by authorizing the hiring
of an employee for such purposes and which supplies funds for the
payment of such employee's wages, notwithstanding any general or special
statute requiring or authorizing such housekeeping or nursing services,
shall be liable for the payment of compensation to the person performing
such housekeeping or nursing services as provided by this chapter.
Nothing in this section shall create an employer-employee relationship
when such relationship does not otherwise exist.