It’s not uncommon for the insurance company to ask for an IME, and generally speaking, they are not necessarily a cause for alarm. When you suffer a work injury or have contracted an illness because of your job, and open the worker’s comp process, … [Read more...] about What to Expect From Your Independent Medical Examination After a Work Injury
Diagnostic testing may be requested by the insurance company in order to confirm an injured worker’s diagnosis. Diagnostic testing is a process of evaluating a person’s medical status to either reach or confirm a diagnosis. Testing takes on … [Read more...] about How Diagnostic Tests Can Affect Your Workers Compensation Claim
Your doctor may recommend a Functional Capacity Evaluation. If so, you are probably wondering what this means, and how it could impact your claim. FCE (Functional Capacity Evaluation) is a type of evaluation done to see if an injured worker has … [Read more...] about What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation and How Does it Impact my Workers Comp Claim?
Following the tips on this list will help keep you and your workers' compensation doctor on the same page. One of the crucial steps in the workers’ compensation process is when you see your company doctor. The reason is that the extent of your … [Read more...] about How to Communicate Effectively With Your Workers’ Compensation Doctor
At some point in the workers’ compensation process, your employer may ask you to take a functional capacity evaluation (FCE). A function capacity evaluation will assess your physical capabilities post-injury. If you are well enough, you may be able … [Read more...] about How Functional Capacity Evaluations Affect Workers Comp Cases
In Missouri, if you hurt yourself while you are work and performing under the scope and authority of your employment duties, then you are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage that is meant … [Read more...] about What If the IME and My Physician Disagree?