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What is the Role of Diagnostic Imaging in Workers’ Compensation?

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Diagnostic imaging plays a crucial role in worker’s compensation healthcare by helping to identify and diagnose work-related injuries or illnesses. The images obtained from diagnostic tests can provide important information to healthcare providers, employers, and insurance companies regarding the extent and severity of injuries and the most appropriate treatment options. Diagnostic imaging can include a […]

How can Workers’ Comp Medical Scheduling Help to Simplify the Job of Nurse Case Managers

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A majority of nurse case managers are registered nurses working for a carrier of workers’ compensation insurance or workers comp case management companies. Their main responsibility in the health care industry includes: As a third party whose task is to facilitate prompt and accurate communication between the parties involved,  a nurse case manager is one person […]

How To Reduce Costs When Scheduling Workers’ Compensation Medical Care

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According to the US Occupational Health and Safety Administration, all employers must provide a safe and healthy workplace that is free of any known hazards. This is why all employees receive workers’ compensation, which is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who get injured or sick from work-related causes. […]

The Benefits of Using a Medical Scheduling Company for In-Home Physical Therapy

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Contrary to common misconceptions, hiring a medical scheduling company for your employees’ health care and workers’ compensation needs is a necessary cost for your business. It provides savings, improves the productivity of your staff and frees up the time-consuming task of booking medical appointments and tracking the status of sick or injured employees. Here are […]

What is EDI and Why is It Important for Workers’ Compensation Solutions?

Hand of a business man completing the puzzle with the last missing piece.Concept image of Business Acronym EDI as Electronic Data Interchange

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners. Instead of the traditional paper-based exchange of business documents, benefits of EDI include reduced cost, reduced resources being used, faster processing, reduced errors, and overall better relationships with business partners. According to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability […]

Choosing the Right Workers’ Compensation Third Party Administrator

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Managing workers’ compensation claims is a complicated process and getting even more complex because of numerous federal and state requirements that are specific to each employer, changing workers’ compensation laws, and rising costs of medicines and medical fees. Choosing a workers’ comp Third Party Administrator or TPA helps companies with administering workers’ compensation claims and […]

What Is Medical Scheduling For Workers’ Compensation?

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First of all, what is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance that covers all medical and rehabilitation costs, and even lost wages for employees who got injured at work. Workers’ Compensation is mandated by law and required in all states. However, filing all the documents and claims requirements takes up a lot […]

What Is Functional Capacity Evaluation or FCE?

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The American Occupational Therapy Association defines Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) as a means of evaluating an individual’s capacity to perform work activities related to their employment. The process of FCE involves comparing a person’s state of health and body function capabilities to the demands of the job. The Functional Capacity Test for Workers Compensation is administered in […]