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Medical benefits



Benefits available

The Minnesota workers' compensation statutes entitle an employee to reasonable and necessary medical treatment or supplies to cure or relieve the effect of the work injury. The employer is required to furnish medical treatment as described in Minnesota Statutes 176.135, subd. 1, which may include psychological, chiropractic, podiatric, surgical and hospital treatment

See the frequently asked questions page for answers to questions such as:

  • What medical treatment is covered by workers' compensation?

  • Can I treat with my own physician?

  • What is an independent medical examination (IME) and do I have to attend?

  • What if my medical benefits are denied or not paid? How do I solve a disagreement about medical care?


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