By York McGavin
- TIMEFRAMES AND OBLIGATIONS -
THE GROUND RULES FOR UR
Treating physicians are required to submit requests for authorization for a proposed course of treatment on certain specifically delineated documents. One is called the Doctor's Firs...Read More
by Dennis Downing
Ergonomics and back injury programs are common themes that may be discredited by those who have already tried them and failed. How about something new--Bionomics injury prevention programs? It is new, which is usually a good thing.
The Growing Problem...Read More
By Larry Rogak
ARBITRATOR'S REFUSAL TO CONSIDER WORKERS COMP BENEFITS AS OFFSET TO UM AWARD RESULTS IN NEW HEARING
CNA Global Resource Managers v. Berry, NYLJ 2/02/06 (Supreme Court, Kings County) (SCHACK, j) CNA Global Resource Managers and Custom Towing, Inc. moved to vacate ...Read More
In a continuing effort to help keep you up-to-date on happenings in Medicare, Gould & Lamb, LLC, a medical-financial services company, offers the following summary of some important and timely information related to Medicare set-asides: Improvements in Medicare Approval Process Turn-Aroun...Read More
A recent discussion in the Legal section of the workcompcentral.com Professional Forum addressed utilization review, the primary treating physician, and secondary opinions. Since Labor Code section 4610 is a new code section, untested by the courts, and the application of treatment guidelines contin...Read More
The following article is the fourth installment of a 4 part series for physicians and non-physicians on occupational hearing loss by Dr. Stuart Gherini, a qualified medical examiner and expert in the field of otology. In this installment, Dr. Gherini reviews the various audiometric testing procedur...Read More
Mini-Monograph: Occupational Hearing Loss, Part III ~ How Does Noise Damage Our Hearing?
The following article is the third installment of a 4 part series for physicians and non-physicians on occupational hearing loss by Dr. Stuart Gherini, a qualified medical examiner and expert ...Read More
Understanding Occupational Hearing Loss - Part 2
Mini-Monograph: Occupational Hearing Loss, Part II: Identifying and Evaluating Occupational Hearing Loss
Stuart Gherini, M.D.
Conductive Hearing Loss
To evaluate if a conduc...Read More
The following article is part 1 of a 3 part series on occupational hearing loss by Dr. Stuart Gherini, a qualified medical examiner and expert in the field of otology. Part 1 provides a brief history on the condition and a comprehensive analysis on causes, specific types and costs associated with oc...Read More