Dawn Lane (Raleigh) recently obtained a favorable decision as to Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Specific Medical Treatment in a claim wherein Plaintiff sustained an injury to her right ankle. Plaintiff’s treating physician recommended plaintiff undergo physical therapy. The physical therapy was authorized by defendants and the scheduling of physical therapy was assigned to Align Networks. […]
The North Carolina Industrial Commission has updated the mileage reimbursement rate to $0.575 per mile for 2015.
As of November 1, 2014, newly implemented rule (04 NCAC 10A.1001 [Rule 1001]) requires, among other things, that you immediately respond to requests for authorization for surgery and hospitalization.
This 1 hour CE program explain what cost containment strategies are, as well as when and why they should be implemented. Presenters will also cover cost containment best practices for the beginning, middle, and end of the claim.
This Continuing Education Program covers: The Importance of Effective Claims Management Best Practices for Initial Investigations Methods for Securing Medical Information Tactics for Combating “Failed Back Surgeries” Key Strategies for Managing Back Injuries Vocational Rehabilitation in these Cases Settlement vs. Ongoing Medical Treatment If you are interested in CSH Workers’ Comp Attorneys bringing this program […]
This Continuing Education Program covers the following topics: The importance of open communication Medical treatment, records and rehabilitation Return to work restrictions Suitable employment Important procedural considerations Vocational rehab for claims on or after June 24, 2011 If you are interested in CSH Workers’ Comp Attorneys bringing this program to you, fill out our Continuing […]
The second blog of a four part blog series covers When filing a Form 24 application is appropriate. This blog post will address specific situations involving return to work, compliance, and the catch-all “miscellaneous” scenarios. There are instances when it is appropriate to terminate TTD benefits without Industrial Commission approval and those are covered in the first blog post in this series.
In North Carolina workers’ compensation claims, there are 3 entities that we see most often with a lien that must be satisfied out of any settlement paid to the injured worker: Health Insurance Providers, Veterans Administration, and Child Support Agencies. This blog post offers adjusters a few simple steps you can take to deal with liens efficiently when handling a claim.
Tips and considerations for selecting a preferred facility or physician to handle a workers’ compensation claim.