Role of the Medical Consultant

Role of the Medical Consultant

Effective Dates

January 25, 1995 - June 30, 2008

Policy Code


General Information

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

January 1, 1993 - August 28, 1995 | CL-38 | Policies prior to July 1, 2022

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

Permanent Impairment

March 7, 1994 - June 30, 2008 | CL-46 | Policies prior to July 1, 2022