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QME Report Examines Impact of Suspended Providers, Med-Legal Agents

By Elaine Goodman (medical/business Reporter)

Monday, October 23, 2017 | 1705 | 0 | 0 min read

Forty-one providers who were registered as qualified medical evaluators for at least one year between 2007 and 2016 were ultimately suspended by the California Division of Workers’ Compensation, according to a report released last week. Frank Neuhauser The 41 providers received 1.6% of QME assignments during that 10-year period, and 4.6% of QME panels in that time included one or more provider who was eventually suspended. But the percentage of panels that included one or more eventually suspended provider was much greater for pain specialties, at 49.6% for pain management-anesthesi...

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Dina Padilla Oct 23, 2017 04:19 PM

A list of these suspended QME's should be made known to the public or even the Injured Workers who's claims paid for these QME's!

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