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Notify supervisor immediately. Injured worker may seek treatment at an emergency room or one of the three physicians on the Panel.
Prescriptions written by the Authorized Treating Physician may be approved. The first prescription must be filled at Blount Discount Pharmacy to avoid out of pocket expense.
The employee "must" choose from the Employees Choice of Physician Medical Panel. Chiropractic care and Personal Care Physicians are not authorized by the Blount County Workers' Compensation Program.
Yes. The employee is reimbursed for travel beyond a 15 mile radius, or a 30 mile round trip of home or work. The current mileage rate is based on the current mileage allowance for state employees.
A mileage form must be completed by employee and submitted to Risk Management for reimbursement. A mileage form can be obtained through the Risk Management office.