Your employer is obligated to pay for your necessary medical expenses related to the work-related injury.
Medical benefits are meant to be unlimited with no deductible. The payments are made to the health care provider directly, the payment covered all form of cost related to the treatment of illness or injury caused and sustained as a result of working for the employer.
When you file for workers’ compensations you get a medical coverage, which covers all the cost of treating a sick employee as a result of working for the company.
The medical coverages include all payment charged based on treating patients for an occupational illness or injury, which includes; medication, physical therapy, fees for doctor visits, nurse fee, medical diagnostic tests and so on.
The medical coverage does not have a limit and deductibles. The medical coverage covers the period until the employee is fully recovered from the illness or injury.
After reporting your illness or injury to your employer in Los Angeles and filing a workers’ comp claim, you are entitled to medical benefits for your medical treatment.
Once you file the workers’ comp claim, the insurance company is expected to shoulder up to $10, 000 of your medical costs, even while the claim is still investigated.