Your employer is responsible for providing medical treatment
through an insurance carrier which includes, but is not limited to,
- An authorized primary doctor and specialist(s) when medically
- All authorized medically necessary care and treatment related to
your injury such as:
- doctor’s visit
- physical therapy
- medical tests
- prescription drugs
- attendant care
- Mileage reimbursement for travel to and from your authorized
doctor and the pharmacy.
- Report your injury or illness as quickly as possible to your employer. Your employer
may authorize a doctor at the time of your accident, but the
insurance carrier must authorize follow-up treatment.
- If your accident results in emergency treatment, be sure to tell
the emergency room staff you hurt yourself on the job, and give them a
contact name and phone number of your insurance carrier or your
- Do not go on your own to your private doctor for
treatment. The insurance carrier must authorize the doctor
who is to treat you.
- If your employer or insurance carrier does not respond
to your request for medical treatment, you can contact the Employee
Assistance and Ombudsman Office for assistance at the number listed below.
- Do not skip appointments. This may cause your benefits to stop.
- If you are billed for medical treatment contact either your carrier or our office at the number listed below.
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