Medical practitioner who is the primary medical caregiver of an employee with a compensable work-related injury or occupational disease. An attending physician must be on the Workers' Compensation Commission Chairman's "Approved List of Medical Practitioners" to treat employees in workers' compensation cases.
the doctor in charge of your care. benign: a non-cancerous tumor. These tumors do not invade nearby tissue or spread to other parts of the body. Benign tumors usually can be removed and are seldom a threat to life.
For underwriting purposes, a physician who has given or is giving medical care to a proposed insured. Contrast with examining physician.