I have never used 99455 before myself, but in reading the code description it appears to have the answer to your question in it.
If I understand correctly, this is not your providers patient.
99455 Work related or medical disability examination by the treating physician
This would seem to exclude your provider from using it. Now 99456 is the same code when done by someone other than the treating physician but it doesn't sound like your provider did all the required elements.
Again, workers comp is not something I have much to do with, but it seems to me this would be billed as an E/M and 99080.
Just because you didn't take over care doesn't mean you can't use 99212-99215. There has to be some elements of MDM documented and you can level based on history and exam.
Just my opinion,
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