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Physician Selection IC 72-432

The employer has the choice of physician. If a company physician has been selected, it is reasonable to send all non-life-threatening injuries to that physician for care. If no designated physician is assigned, the employee may select the physician of his or her choice for initial treatment.

If the employee wishes to change physicians, according to IC 72-432 (4), he or she can obtain a referral from the treating physician or request a change of physicians. If the request is denied, the claimant can file a Petition for Change of Physician with the Industrial Commission.

See Forms section: Response To Petition For Change Of Physician