Employer or Carrier Selects
The employer shall have the right to select the licensed treating physician, surgeon, chiropractic physician, or other health care provider; provided, however, that such physicians, surgeons or other health care providers shall offer only those services authorized within the scope of their licenses. (§ 287.140 R.S.Mo., subsection 10)
Change of Provider
If it be shown to the division or the commission that the requirements are being furnished in such manner that there is reasonable ground for believing that the life, health, or recovery of the employee is endangered thereby, the division or the commission may order a change in the physician, surgeon, hospital or other requirement. (§ 287.140 R.S. Mo. subsection 2)
See Direction of Care law.
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