The employee is entitled to receive all medical treatment and care for his work injury that are reasonably required and appear likely to effect a cure, give relief, or restore the employee to suitable employment.  This includes medical services like doctors’ appointments, diagnostic testing, physical therapy, medications, surgeries, prosthetics and aids, psychological counseling nursing or attendant care if necessary, transportation to the doctor and even language interpretation if the employee is not fluent in English.  If the work accident took place on or before June 30, 2013, these medical benefits are available for life.  If the injury took place on or after July 1, 2013, the employee is entitled to medical benefits for up to 400 weeks from the date of injury, unless the claim is designated as catastrophic.