What medical costs does workers’ compensation cover?

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
  • Prescriptions
  • Tests, including MRIs, X-rays
  • Nursing care
  • Hospital bills
  • Travel expenses
  • Braces
  • Other durable medical equipment

If a dispute arises over what medical expenses are deemed to be reasonable you should immediately contact the experienced workers’ compensation attorneys at Hessig & Pohl.

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