Workers' Compensation & Doctor Appointments in California
It Is Very Important That You Attend All Doctor’s Appointments Set by This Office and The Insurance Company
You must attend all appointments that this office sets for you. Failure to go to these appointments may result in your benefits being stopped. This will result in delays in your case.
Failure to attend treating doctor appointments and MPN doctor appointments will results in your benefits being stopped. A report confirming your disability status is required every 45 days to have temporary disability benefits continued.
Agreed Medical Evaluator (AME) and Panel Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) examinations will be required in your case. These exams are the most important. Your attendance is REQUIRED. FAILURE TO ATTEND MAY RESULT IN TERMINATION OF BENEFITS OR A COURT ORDER SUSPENDING ALL BENEFITS.
If you are receiving state disability, the Employment Development Department (EDD) may schedule an evaluation (IME) to determine if you qualify for state disability, Failure to attend these IME evaluations will result in your not getting state disability payments.
If for any reason, you are unable to attend an AME, QME, or other appointment set by this office or the insurance company, please call the doctor’s office immediately and at least 48 hours before the appointment. Failure to do this may result in YOU being charged for this appointment at the end of your case.