WORKER'S COMPENSATION PROVIDER RULES FOR Nebraska
- State-Specific Rules for Selecting Medical Providers:
- Employer may establish managed care plan and direct employees to receive medical care from providers within the network. Employee, however, may select his prior treating physician (or a physician treating his immediate family) if physician agrees to terms of managed care plan and agrees to refer employee to network physicians for any other medical services. If no managed care plan, employee has initial right to receive treatment from his current physician. NE St. Sec. 48-120(2), (9). [2007 Nebraska Laws LB 588 revised the workers compensation statutes but made no material changes to physician selection and managed care plans].
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