The employer has the authority to select the health service professionals to provide care to an injured worker. However, if the employer refuses or neglects to provide services reasonable and necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effect of the injury or restore function where possible, the employee may take action by filing a Motion for Medical and/or Temporary Disability Benefits.
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