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If I Am Injured On The Job Can I Choose The Doctor Who Treats Me?

You are entitled to be treated by two doctors of your own choosing excluding emergency care. The employers insurance company will pay for any referrals to other doctors or medical facilities by either of these first two doctors. If you decide to be treated by a third doctor then you are responsible for the costs unless approved by the insurance company. Your employer and/or insurance company also reserves the right to have you examined by their own doctor.

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