Tips for Physician AMA Guides Depositions: Fear Not and Go Forward in Knowledge

So you’ve received a deposition from an attorney regarding a patient in your workers’ comp practice. Fortunately for you, you’ve read a few of our blog posts regarding depositions and what to do if you receive one. That means you’re all set, and the process is going to go off without a hitch, right?
In a perfect world, it would. But since the world is not perfect, we have the opportunity to be constantly improving, which is why we’ve written these additional tips for physicians who have received a deposition.

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RateFast Podcast: Lost in Translation?

Dr. John Alchemy goes into detail about RateFast Express’ Report by Keyword feature, which takes commonly misused terms in Workers’ Comp reports, and translates them into the proper verbiage that an insurance adjuster would expect to see, further advancing RateFast as the leader in writing accurate and efficient work comp reports!

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The RateFast Express Reporting Form: The Best Way to do Work Comp Just Got Even Easier

The RateFast Express Reporting Form solves one of the biggest issues facing workers’ comp in California, and all over the United States. At RateFast, we believe that workers’ compensation should be a straightforward job for the physician, which results in quick and direct compensation for the injured worker. Unfortunately, in California, that is not the case. That’s why we’ve stepped up and made the RateFast Express Reporting Form.

To describe the issue, let’s use our imagination for a moment.
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The RateFast Express Impairment Report Form Makes Life Easier

Dr. John Alchemy and Cory Oleson discuss the RateFast Express Impairment Report form, and how it takes the guesswork, and the make-it-up-as-you-go-work out of workers’ comp impairment report writing.

If you’re a workers’ compensation provider, adjuster, or case manager check out RateFast Express: the service that writes your impairment reports for you!

By the way, our service RateFast Express writes your impairment reports for you. Try RateFast Express today!

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, adjuster, or case manager check out RateFast Express: the service that writes your impairment reports for you!

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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¿Qué es un informe PR-4 o grado de discapacidad?

¿Qué es un informe PR-4 o grado de discapacidad?

La importancia de un informe PR-4 puede resultar confusa para los pacientes. Este video a continuación explica la importancia de los informes PR-4 para los trabajadores lesionados. Este video presenta el tema de los informes PR-4. Se lo he mostrado a algunos de mis pacientes antes de que se llevara a cabo el examen PR-4. Responde aproximadamente al 80% de las preguntas comunes que los pacientes tienen sobre el informe y el examen, lo que supone un ahorro de tiempo para todos.

Si es un paciente y tiene una lesión en el trabajo, este video arrojará algo de luz sobre cómo se evaluará y calificará su lesión en el trabajo.

Si es un proveedor médico o gerente de oficina en una clínica médica, no dude en usar el video para ayudar a explicar la importancia del informe de grado de discapacidad a los trabajadores lesionados que va a examinar. Envíe a sus pacientes el vínculo a esta publicación por correo electrónico, y podrán verlo en la computadora de su casa o en sus teléfonos celulares mientras están en la sala de espera.

Por cierto, nuestro servicio de RateFast Express escribe sus reportes de grado de discapacidad por usted. Pruebe RateFast Express hoy mismo!

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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