Yes. Prior to Division participation, the parties may attempt to negotiate the selection of any physician to conduct an evaluation. However, physicians who are selected in a manner other than pursuant to the Program Rules shall have no greater legal presumption of correctness given to their opinion than any other provider’s impairment rating.
Articles in this section
- What is the purpose of the MIR Registry?
- What is the advantage of using the MIR Registry?
- Who can request an MIR evaluation?
- What is the process for obtaining the Medical Impairment Rating?
- How is the MIR physician selected?
- Can the parties still choose a physician, outside the program, to perform an evaluation?
- How much does an MIR evaluation cost?
- What if I disagree with the MIR physician's rating?