Workers' Compensation Toolkit

Return to Claims Kit Home

Kentucky Compliance



Physician Selection KRS 342.020

In the absence of designation of a managed health care system by the employer, the employee may select medical providers to treat his injury or occupational disease. Even if the employer has designated a managed health care system, the injured employee may elect to continue treating with a physician who provided emergency medical care or treatment to the employee.

Employers may provide medical services through a managed health care system. The employee shall be allowed choice of provider within the plan