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Do Not Let A Simple Change In Name Invalidate Your Panel

» Posted March 13, 2023Tina M. Trunzo LuteArticles, Newsletters

As all of you are aware, the importance of Employers in the state of Georgia having a properly posted panel of physicians cannot be understated. Employers must provide certain benefits to its injured workers, including the payment of related medical treatment. Since Employers, and/or their Insurers, will pay 100% of medical costs for an injured worker, Employers have the opportunity to “control” the medical treatment by ensuring that its injured workers seek treatment only with doctors listed on the posted panel of physicians. This means you want to make sure you have trustworthy doctors on the panel who understand workers’ compensation and who understand the importance of returning injured workers back to work without unnecessary and prolonged disability.

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