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Medical Services Review Board

Active dates:1983 -

Advises the Minnesota commissioner of labor and industry on medical matters relating to workers compensation, makes determinations on inappropriate, unnecessary or excessive treatments under Minn. Stat.176.103, subd. 2, and may issue penalties for violation of rules following a contested case procedure under chapter 14 under M.S. 176.103, subd.3.


The Medical Services Review Board (MSRB) was created by Minnesota Statutes 176.103 in 1983.


The board is composed of the commissioner or the commissioner's designee as an ex officio member, two chiropractors, one person representing hospital administrators, one physical therapist, one registered nurse, one occupational therapist, and six physicians representing different specialties which the commissioner determines are the most frequently utilized by injured employees. All health care provider members must maintain a license in the state of Minnesota to furnish medical or health services under their specific designation throughout their appointment period. The board shall also have one person representing hospitals, one person representing employees, and one person representing employers or insurers.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

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Record last updated: 07/06/2022

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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