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Who Chooses the Doctor for Workers' Compensation Claim?

IF I’M INJURED ON THE JOB, DO I GET TO CHOOSE MY DOCTOR? If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim. Although your employer’s insurance will pay for 100% of your medical bills, the system comes with stringent rules – including a list of approved doctors chosen by the insurance company. The process can be lengthy and confusing, but a skilled South Carolina attorney can help you understand the ins and outs of workplace injuries. FINDING A DOCTOR Although you might have a trusted family doctor who you would prefer to see in the event of a workplace injury, those medical bills won’t be paid by your workers’ compensation unless your physician is on th

Who Chooses the Doctor in a Workers' Compensation Claim?

IF I’M INJURED ON THE JOB, DO I GET TO CHOOSE MY DOCTOR? If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim. Although your employer’s insurance will pay for 100% of your medical bills, the system comes with stringent rules – including a list of approved doctors chosen by the insurance company. The process can be lengthy and confusing, but a skilled South Carolina attorney can help you understand the ins and outs of workplace injuries. FINDING A DOCTOR Although you might have a trusted family doctor who you would prefer to see in the event of a workplace injury, those medical bills won’t be paid by your workers’ compensation unless your physician is on th

Staying Informed with the Social Security Administration During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenging and frequently-changing situation at SSA, and all over the world. As of press time, SSA has closed all field offices and hearing offices to the public. Most SSA employees are teleworking. The Office of Hearing Operations (OHO) is allowing the option of telephone hearings if claimants and representatives agree; those who prefer to wait for in-person hearings are granted postponements. However, some OHOs and ALJs are still struggling to implement telephone hearings. Disability Determination Services (DDS), being state agencies, vary widely in their operating statuses. The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR

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