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Physician Selection 152 Section 30, 152 Section 45

For the first visit to the doctor or hospital the employer has the right to designate a health care provider within the employer's preferred provider arrangement. After that initial treatment, the employee has the right to choose their own health care providers. The employee may change these providers one time without the permission of the insurer. To change providers again the insurer must agree to the change. The insurer has the right to send the employee to see its doctor for an evaluation of the employee's incapacity.