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Designated Medical Provider (DMP)

Topics Employer's Role Forms & Publications
What is a DMP? DMP's Role DMP Brochure
Benefits of a DMP Worker's Role DMP Selection Form
Selecting a DMP    

What is the Designated Medical Provider’s Role?

The DMP should:

  • Acquire knowledge of the employer’s business operations and job functions
  • Have a contact person identified for the employer
  • Provide prompt and appropriate care to injured workers
  • Evaluate the injury and develop treatment plans including using the job as part of the recovery process
  • Establish functional capabilities
  • Provide completed reports promptly. Note: For each medical appointment a Capability Assessment form (C3) or Workability Assessment form should be completed
  • Establish and maintain communication with the injured worker, employer, and WSI
  • Share in the employer’s goal of keeping the injured worker at work, while making sure abilities match job functions
  • Maintain responsibility for the direction of medical management including referral to specialists

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