RateFast Podcast: The Pain About… Pain!

Dr. John Alchemy and Cory Oleson discuss the proper way for a workers’ comp physician to measure patient pain, and some of the common mistakes made in measuring pain that extends work comp claims longer than they need to be.

For more information on this episode, and other helpful tips about workers’ compensation, visit the RateFast Blog.

If you’re a workers’ compensation provider, or are interested in getting started with workers’ compensation, check out our product, RateFast Workers’ Compensation Software Suite, as well as RateFast Express 3 Day Impairment Rating service.

On a Scale from 1 to 10 – Measuring Subjective Pain

In workers’ compensation, it’s absolutely crucial to correctly detail the workers’ subjective residuals of their injury. This is because measuring objective factors like a limited range of motion are less tangible than concepts like pain, and aren’t always an accurate account of the extent that the injury affects the patient’s day-to-day life.
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The RateFast Parity Calculator: Tuning Dissonance into Harmony

A workers’ comp insurance adjuster receives a report saying that the patient, an injured worker, has been able to carry out all of their day-to-day functions with no sort of hindrance from their sustained work injury. The doctors measurements say that they have lost all use of their injured body part. Did that make any bells go off for you?

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RateFast Podcast: The RateFast Parity Calculator – Harmony and Dissonance in Work Comp Reports

Dr. John Alchemy describes the new feature of RateFast: the Parity Calculator, and illustrates the importance of keeping congruence between objective findings and subjective measurements when writing a workers’ comp report.

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Video Series: PR-4 Reports Explained!

Welcome to the RateFast Video Series, PR-4 Reports Explained!

This video series is intended to show those who are new (and even some who are experienced) to workers’ compensation to give valuable information on writing the PR-4 Permanent Stationary report. If you have any questions, or if you would like to give RateFast or RateFast Express a try, visit our website at www.rate-fast.com or email us at info@rate-fast.com.
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How to Get a RateFast Report ID Number

If you are having difficulty with a RateFast report, a RateFast support representative may ask you for the “report ID,” which is the report’s unique identifying number.

The report ID can be found in the upper right corner of the screen when you are viewing a report.

If you are asked for the report ID number, copy this number from the RateFast report in your web browser, and paste it into an email to your support representative.