Workers’ Compensation Medical Care

Workers’ compensation insurance normally covers reasonable medical care costs. Medical care may include treatment by various medical professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, psychologists, or psychiatrists. You may also be reimbursed for medical supplies, generic medications (unless specifically prescribed otherwise), and roundtrip mileage to and from your medical appointments.

For further information about your employment rights, contact the Workers’ Rights Clinic.


This Fact Sheet is intended to provide accurate, general information regarding legal rights relating to employment in California. Yet because laws and legal procedures are subject to frequent change and differing interpretations, the Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center cannot ensure the information in this Fact Sheet is current nor be responsible for any use to which it is put. Do not rely on this information without consulting an attorney or the appropriate agency about your rights in your particular situation.