Workers Compensation Attorney in Arden Hills, Minnesota

Can I choose my own doctor?

Minnesota Workers’ Compensation attorney, Dana Gerber, discusses whether or not you can choose your own doctor if injured at work.

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The short answer to that question is usually.  In Minnesota, unless you’re under a certified, managed care program, you have the ability to choose your doctor.  Once you have established treatment plan with that doctor, it’s harder to pick and choose to a different doctor.  So that first choice of doctor, your primary doctor for the work injury ins an important choice that can have long-lasting effects throughout your claim and your injury.

If you’re part of a certified managed care program, the insurance company will tell you that.  And they have a little bit more control over where you can and where you can’t go to treatment.

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