Primary Treating Physicians and Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know

What is a Primary Treating Physician? Why is it important?

A Primary Treating Physician plays an important role for an Injured Worker in the handling of their worker’s compensation claim. A Primary Treating Physician has the power to issue reporting which can trigger the acceptance of a claim for compensation and entitlement to benefits. Primary Treating Physician are called upon to make “medical determinations” which impact variety of medical/legal issues.

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