Choosing Own Doctor Under Iowa Workers’ Compensation

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Choosing Own Doctor Under Iowa Workers’ Compensation

When you are injured at your Iowa workplace, you are likely eligible for workers’ compensation benefits to cover your medical bills and lost wages. Many who are injured wonder if they can choose their own doctor as a matter of convenience or perhaps because they feel like they can trust the advice of their own physician. In answer to the question, your employer has the right to choose the medical provider and the medical care reasonably needed to treat your injury under Iowa workers’ compensation rules.

I am dissatisfied with my employer’s medical provider, can I choose my Doctor under Iowa Workers’ Compensation?
If you are dissatisfied with the medical care you are receiving, it is possible to request alternative care through your insurance carrier or employer. Failing that, you may petition the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner for alternate care. The best place to start is by discussing your case with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to determine what you can do if there is a problem with the care you are receiving or if you have been denied the benefits you need.

Loney & Schueller has over 40 years of combined legal experience with Iowa workers’ compensation claims. Filing a workers’ compensation claim incorrectly and not knowing the workman’s comp system could delay your receipt of workers’ compensation proceeds and reduce the compensation. When you are injured at your Iowa workplace, contact the Iowa workers’ compensation attorneys of Loney & Schueller LLC for immediate assistance at tel:1-515-225-4485.

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