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Physician Selection              HRS 386-21

The employee may obtain medical treatment from a physician of their choice. However, they may be under the care of only one attending physician. The attending physician may refer the employee to other specialist(s) with the approval of the employer's insurance carrier.

The employee may change their attending physician once, but must notify the insurance carrier before making the change. Any other changes in attending physician require approval from the insurance carrier before the change.