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Designated Doctor Resources and Information

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A designated doctor is a doctor selected by the Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) to make a recommendation about an injured employee's medical condition or to resolve a dispute about a work-related injury or occupational illness. The injured employee, employee's representative, if any, insurance carrier or the DWC can request an examination by a designated doctor. The DWC will determine if a designated doctor should be appointed to conduct the examination.

Training and Testing Requirements - Designated Doctors & Maximum Medical Improvement/Impairment Rating Doctors
Health Care Provider Training Testing
Designated Doctors (Both New and Renewing) Must attend required training. Retraining is required every two (2) years. New and renewing Designated Doctors are required to test and reapply every two (2) years.
Maximum Medical Improvement/Impairment Rating Authorized Doctors (Non-Designated Doctors) Must attend required training. Retraining is required every two (2) years. New and renewing doctors are required to test and reapply every two (2) years.
Ancillary Health Care Providers (e.g. physical therapists, occupational therapists, non-licensed technicians) Must attend required training. Retraining is required every two (2) years. Testing is not required.

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Last updated: 10/01/2014

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