4123-6-06.1 Employee access to medical services - education by MCO and employer.

(A) An MCO selected by an employer and the employer shall educate employees regarding access to and use of services offered by the MCO for injuries resulting from an industrial accident, including information regarding MCO panel providers or providers with whom the MCO has arrangements. Education of the employee shall stress, among other things, the need for the employee to report any accident immediately to the employer, the employee's treating provider, and the bureau, and shall inform the employee how to seek care through the MCO. The MCO may, at the request of the employer or upon its own initiative, provide MCO identification cards to the employer for distribution to each employee.

(B) The MCO shall assist the bureau in educating employers and shall educate providers, whether in-state or out-of-state, as to bureau initiatives, as set forth in the MCO contract.

Effective: 11/13/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/26/2015 and 08/25/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12, 4121.121, 4121.30, 4121.31, 4121.44, 4121.441, 4123.05
Rule Amplifies: 4121.12, 4121.121, 4121.44, 4121.441
Prior Effective Dates: 2/16/96, 1/1/01, 2/1/10