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What is an insurer examination? by Patricia Santucci

Your insurance company can send you to an insurer examination, which is with an independent examiner. They do this in order to obtain an opinion on your condition and/or the treatment that you require to get better. The insurer examinations are conducted by regulated health professionals. Your insurance company is obligated to send you a copy of the report within 10 business days of the receipt of the report from the regulated health professional who conducted the insurer examination. You are required to attend the examination if you wish to receive benefits. If you refuse to attend, your insurance company has the right to deny your claim or cut off your benefits, on the basis of non-compliance. (70)

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About the Author Patricia Santucci

Patricia Santucci is a personal injury lawyer born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She holds several degrees having attended King’s College at the University of Western Ontario, McMaster University, earned a Master of Arts degree at the University of Windsor and an Ontario Teaching Degree from Teacher’s College as well as her Ontario Teaching Certificate. After graduating from the University of Alberta law school she was called to the bar in 2000. You can find Patricia on and LinkedIn or directly through this website

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