Employee Selects
The employee shall have the right to select one treating physician in any field or specialty. (La. R.S. § 23:1121 B.(1))

Change of Provider
After his initial choice the employee shall obtain prior consent from the employer or his workers' compensation carrier for a change of treating physician within that same field or specialty. The employee is not required to obtain approval for change to a treating physician in another field or specialty. (La. R.S. § 23:1121 B.(1))

Not addressed

Panel Provisions
See Direction of Care law.

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