What Benefits Are Available to Someone Who is Hurt On the Job ? Medical Benefits

Compensation and Payment for Your Medical Treatment

If you sustained an on-the-job injury or illness, you are entitled to reasonable medical treatment that is necessary to cure or relieve that injury.

You may receive medical treatment from a health care provider of your choice on the initial claim, including:
• Authorized nurse practitioner
• Chiropractic physician
• Medical doctor
• Naturopathic physician
• Oral surgeon
• Osteopathic doctor
• Physician assistant
• Other health care providers

In addition to payment of Medical Bills, you may receive mileage reimbursement for trips to and from the doctor’s office, pharmacy, physical therapy, etc.

You are allowed to select your own treating physician.

The Insurance Company can enroll you in a Managed Care Organization (MCO) at any time. If you are enrolled in a MCO, you should contact the insurer for information about your medical treatment options, or you can contact an Attorney for further information as well.