In Oklahoma, worker’s compensation insurance provides injured workers with specific medical services. However, with changes in worker’s compensation laws, the workers could face some limitations on their coverage. For example, diagnostic services are not covered under the policies initially. Coverage doesn’t start until the doctor provides a diagnosis of the worker’s injuries. A local attorney helps workers who were denied the benefits.
When is First Aid Provided?
The worker receives first aid on the job site right after the accident that caused their injuries. All employers must have a first aid kit on-site for sudden emergencies. A safety policy must define the actions of nearby workers after an accident happens as well. However, in serious accidents, paramedics are called to the scene.
Medical and Surgical Care
Medical care is provided immediately following the accident. The worker receives a form for the doctor to complete. If surgery is required for the …