Learn about when a Medical Review Panel can be considered and the information that is required from the worker and the worker’s physician.
If an injured worker has already received a decision from the appeals department and from the Board Appeal Tribunal and they have a medical question with which they disagree, they may be eligible for a Medical Review Panel. A Medical Review Panel cannot be arranged for those that have a question that is adjudicative in nature. A Medical Review Panel is a panel of health care practitioners and it is the final step in the appeal process. The panel’s decision is binding on the worker and on us.
Only an injured worker can ask for a Medical Review Panel after their appeal has been heard by the appeals department and the Board Appeal Tribunal (the tribunal). A Medical Review Panel is not used to appeal decisions about claim adjudication.
Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board
Attention board services department
200 – 1881 Scarth St.Regina SK S4P 4L1
Once the form is completed, it can be submitted via the above email or mailing address.
The Enabling Certificate for Medical Review Panel Examination is available online or by contacting the board services department.
Your doctor or chiropractor can talk with our medical consultant if they have questions about filling in the certificate. They can reach our consultant by:
If you are a physician or a chiropractor, learn more about what your responsibilities are when completing an enabling certificate for a Medical Review Panel.
There are three health care practitioners on a Medical Review Panel:
If you are a member of a Medical Review Panel, here are your responsibilities.
Our legislation has reasons for requesting a Medical Review Panel. Your written request must tell us which of the following reasons you believe apply to your request:
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