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L&I Provider Network – News For Physicians

Why would a physician want to join the L&I provider network?

To treat an injured worker you need to be a network provider. Simply put Doctor, some of your patients are/will be injured workers and… you want your bills paid.

L&I’s provider newtork rules.

Washington State  Physicians, Chiropractors, Naturopathic physicians, Podiatric physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Optometrists, Advanced registered nurse practitioners, and  Physician assistant need to joine the provider network.

If your specialty is not listed above, or you practice out of Wasington State you can  treat injured Washington L&I workers and you do not need to join the network.

Medical providers who Do Not need to join the medical provider network.

If you are a provider who is out of the United States you will want to submit the Provider Account Application (non-network) for L&I to pay you for services rendered.

You really should join the network. Your patients lose when a good doctor drops out of the system.  The injured workers of this state need your help.  Please join the network.

How to join the medical provider network?

You can apply at any time at www.JoinTheNetwork.Lni.wa.gov. You do not need to wait for L&I to send you an invitation.

Medical provider network and provider account number distinquished.

Out of State Provider?  If you are a provider in any other state other than Washington, you will want to submit the Provider Account Application so you may be paid for services. Provider Account Number Application

Out of Country Provider? If you are a provider who is out of the United States you will want to submit the Provider Account Application (Non-network) for L&I to pay you for services rendered. Provider Account Number Application

The process takes 60-90 days .  They say they will notify you of  their decision. If you are accpeted, you will receive a letter notiying you of your provider account number. After 90 days, if you haven’t heard from L&I then email them at PACMAIL@Lni.wa.gov

 

 

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