WORKER'S COMPENSATION PROVIDER RULES FOR Massachusetts
State-Specific Rules for Selecting Medical Providers:
If employer's insurer has entered into a preferred provider arrangement, employer may direct employee to in-network provider for first scheduled appointment, unless a necessary specialist is not in the network. After initial appointment, employee may select another treating physician, in or out of the preferred provider network. Employee may change treating physicians once. M.G.L.A. 152 30, pars. 1 & 5. 211 C.M.R. 51.04(3)(i). o If no preferred provider arrangement, except for employee's first scheduled visit, employee has complete freedom to select a treating physician. Employee may change physicians once. M.G.L.A. 152 30, par. 1.

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