Q: Can my dr refuse me to return to work now that my disability has run out due to me refusing to have blood work done.
If your doctor does not feel you or others around you would not be safe if you go back to your job, of course he can make that determination. This issue is your condition, not whether you can receive further disability benefits.
Good luck to you.
A: Refusing to have blood work done is a legitimate reason for a doctor to refuse to return you to work. The doctor's job is to make a medical judgment and you are preventing the doctor from having the necessary information to make an informed judgment.
In California, a doctor may have the right to assess your ability to return to work based on medical considerations. Refusing blood work could potentially impact the doctor's ability to make an informed decision regarding your health and ability to work. It's essential to follow your doctor's medical recommendations and engage in a discussion to understand your options and potential consequences.
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