Galen Jennings fell from scaffolding at work and was injured. Galen’s stay in the hospital and home therapy treatment were paid by workers’ compensation. Health care expenses were covered if she did or did not lose time from work. Benefits for wages for time missed from her job were paid. This step is mandatory for work accident compensation and work injury compensation. The workers’ compensation Board requires that health care providers must be authorized and provide care to all workers’ compensation patients. You may visit any health care provider, and seeing your regular doctor is equally welcomed. The doctor must be registered. Invoices for services rendered are sent to both the Board and insurer. The Board must first deny your case before you can pay for any related bills yourself. You are also reimbursed for travel costs to your selected health care facility. If there is a dispute over payment for your...
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