Medical Panels are independent from WCB and the Government of Alberta.
Legislation and Regulations
The Workers’ Compensation Act (the Act) establishes and provides the authority for Medical Panels.
The Medical Panels Regulation provides further details about the Medical Panels Commissioner and Office.
Governance and Independence
The Medical Panels Program is administered as an independent program of the Appeals Commission for Alberta Workers’ Compensation. The relationship between the Medical Panels program and the Appeals Commission is governed by a Governance and Independence Framework.