If a patient comes to you for treatment as a result of sustaining an injury or occupational disease at their place of work, they are required to notify you.
An adjudicator within WorkSafeNB's Adjudication and Benefit Services (ABS) unit will determine whether to accept or reject a claim. This is a legal determination as set out in the OHS Act. An adjudicator may consult a WorkSafeNB physician for an opinion on medical compatibility.
Additional medical assistance may occasionally be sought by WorkSafeNB before making an adjudication decision on a claim, where one or more of the following circumstances apply:
WorkSafeNB will contact you if additional information regarding your patient is required for adjudication purposes.
Find out more about the case management process.