In Kentucky, an employer must pay all medical bills reasonably related to treating and healing an injury. Furthermore, all medical bills are required to be paid within 30-days of submitting receipts to the employer. Some medical costs can be payable for life.
In general, the following medical costs are covered under workers’ compensation:
- Doctor’s bills
- Bill for chiropractic adjustments
- Tests, including MRIs, X-rays
- Nursing care
- Hospital bills
- Travel expenses
- Other durable medical equipment
Other Workers’ Compensation FAQs:
- 5 Tips If You Have Been in a Car Accident
- Can I get workers’ compensation benefits from an employer that does not have workers’ compensation insurance?
- Do Kentucky employers have to offer workers’ compensation to an injured employee?
- Does my employer have workers’ compensation? Does every company have to have it?
- How do I get on-the-job after my accident?
- I am going to be off work for at least two months. How much workers’ compensation will I get?
- I had a minor accident at work. Do I have to report it to my employer?
- Is there any segment of the working population that is not covered by the Kentucky workers’ compensation law?
- What happens if an employer does not offer workers’ compensation?
- What happens if the workers’ compensation carrier is inconsistent and does not pay my benefits on time?
- What injuries are covered by the Kentucky workers’ compensation law?
- What medical costs does workers’ compensation cover?
- Who is covered by Kentucky’s workers’ compensation?
Marty fought for me when the insurance company denied my claim. We sued and got the insurance limits.