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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