Number of providers grows in L&I's medical network

Injured workers in Washington state can now choose from more than 20,000 health-care providers in the Department of Labor & Industries’  medical network. The network went live in 2013 to serve workers who need ongoing medical treatment for job-related injuries or illness.

L&I data show that 99 percent of injured workers statewide live within 15 miles of at least five primary-care providers who are in the network. Patients also have access to a broad range of specialists through the provider network.

Injured workers in Washington can see any doctor for their first visit when a claim is filed, but only network providers can deliver ongoing treatment. Workers can search for providers at; the directory is updated daily.

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