Medical Services Review Board
Active dates:1983 -
Function: Advises the Minnesota commissioner of labor and industry on medical matters relating to workers compensation, makes determinations on inappropriate, unnecessary or excessive treatments under Minn. Stat.176.103, subd. 2, and may issue penalties for violation of rules following a contested case procedure under chapter 14 under M.S. 176.103, subd.3.
The Medical Services Review Board (MSRB) was created by Minnesota Statutes 176.103 in 1983.
The Board is composed of the commissioner or the commissioner's designee as an ex officio member, two persons representing chiropractic, one person representing hospital administrators, one physical therapist, one registered nurse, and six physicians representing different specialities which the commissioner determines are the most frequently utilized by injured employees. The board shall also have one person representing employees, one person representing employers or insurers, and one person representing the general public. The members shall be appointed by the commissioner and shall be governed by section 15.0575. Terms of the board's members may be renewed. The board may appoint from its members whatever subcommittees it deems appropriate.
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