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Workers' Compensation News


 
Work Comp and the ER Doctor 09/15/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 417 | 0
In our past articles we looked at Industrial Medical Council Guidelines relative to treatment, and the impact those guidelines may have on reimbursement. Though we stray just a bit here from the topical integrity of that series, the following discussion is of equal importance to those who typically ...Read More
 
 
How To Prevent Fraud at Work: An Employer's Guide 09/15/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 425 | 0
There are some basic steps the employer can do to help prevent workers' comp fraud. Implementation of some or all of these tips will help: All accidents need to be investigated. Not only will an investigation assist in correcting any hazardous conditions that could have contributed to the...Read More
 
 
Common Sense to Guide Your Comp Case 09/15/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 387 | 0
When you enter the workers' compensation system most feel a loss of connection, disorientation, and a resignation that the system will take care of you. The fact of the matter is that you are responsible for yourself, and taking charge of your claim is the best way to ensure that your claim comes to...Read More
 
 
Marketing Work Comp Legal Services - Part 2 09/15/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 568 | 0
Our first article discussed various methods to get your name out in front of decision makers and those that are going to hire a lawyer - what everyone otherwise recognizes as marketing. These techniques are very important for name recognition, but are not the complete answer. The legal professional ...Read More
 
 
Marketing Work Comp Legal Services - Part 2 09/15/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 448 | 0
Our first article discussed various methods to get your name out in front of decision makers and those that are going to hire a lawyer - what everyone otherwise recognizes as marketing. These techniques are very important for name recognition, but are not the complete answer. The legal professional ...Read More
 
 
Common Sense to Guide Your Comp Case 09/15/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 364 | 0
When you enter the workers' compensation system most feel a loss of connection, disorientation, and a resignation that the system will take care of you. The fact of the matter is that you are responsible for yourself, and taking charge of your claim is the best way to ensure that your claim comes to...Read More
 
 
How To Prevent Fraud at Work: An Employer's Guide 09/15/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 404 | 0
There are some basic steps the employer can do to help prevent workers' comp fraud. Implementation of some or all of these tips will help: All accidents need to be investigated. Not only will an investigation assist in correcting any hazardous conditions that could have contributed to the...Read More
 
 
Information Options for the Employer 09/02/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 439 | 0
Articles in this column have in the past discussed how to obtain important medical information on a workers' compensation claim without violating the law. Most companies don't realize that they can also get important...Read More
 
 
When Placement Before a Plan is Appropriate 09/02/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 249 | 0
Some VR counselors bill substantial amounts for placement activity before a plan is ever implemented. The practice results from failure to exercise case control or occasionally from a blatant attempt to maximize billing under the $4500 cap. It is sometimes appropriate to involve an injur...Read More
 
 
IMC Guidelines and Reimbursement - Neck Part 2 09/02/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 405 | 0
As with back cases, the Industrial Medical Council (IMC) has broken down neck injuries into three time frames relative to treatment: first month, second through third months, and more than three months. Treatment outside of what is deemed appropriate by the IMC during those time frames won't be paid...Read More
 
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