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Workers' Comp – Necessary Medical Expense – MRI – Unauthorized Physician (access required)

Although the MRI examination of claimant's back was not by order of his authorized physician, but by order of a chiropractor whom claimant visited on his own, the employer nevertheless is liable for the cost of the MRI where the MRI is a basis for the later authorized opinion of a neurosurgeon and established a ...