Role of the Medical Consultant
January 25, 1995 - June 30, 2008
The Medical Consultant position is established internally within the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board. However, the Medical Consultant is independent of any branch of the board and reports directly to the President. An alternate Medical Consultant fills in when required.
Required & Independent Medical Exams and Other Evaluations
The WCA makes a distinction between a required medical exam or other evaluation and an independent medical exam or other evaluation.
Required and/or independent examinations/evaluations are needed for adjudicative, case management, review and ap