RateFast Podcast: When Surveillance is Necessary

This article is a transcription of an episode of the RateFast podcast, which you can listen to by searching “RateFast” in iTunes or the iOS podcast store.

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Workers’ compensation helps out employees who sustain an injury while working at their job. Unfortunately, some may try to take advantage of it and lie about their injury. This is just one example of a type of case where a court or stakeholder orders a sub rosa, meaning that an investigator will come out and perform surveillance on the person in question.
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RateFast Podcast: RFA’s and Utilization Review

This article is a transcription of an episode of the RateFast podcast, which you can listen to by searching “RateFast” in iTunes or the iOS podcast store.

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In the work comp world, it is important for doctors to fill out accurate reports and justify the reasons they need different equipment or treatments for their patients. For example, if a durable medical equipment is being requested, it’s important to include information such as the number of equipment pieces needed.
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RateFast Podcast: Thriving as a Work Comp Medical Provider

This article is a transcription of an episode of the RateFast podcast, which you can listen to by searching “RateFast” in iTunes or the iOS podcast store.

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In this episode, Dr. John Alchemy gives a slideshow presentation to an audience. He talks about various subjects and how they relate to money, including classical art and new car technology, as well as running a medical practice.
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RateFast Podcast: Attorneys in Work Comp Pt. III: The AMA Guides

This article is a transcription of an episode of the RateFast podcast, which you can listen to by searching “RateFast” in iTunes or the iOS podcast store.

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The AMA Guides are the most commonly-used and influential workers’ compensation impairment calculation system in the United States, as well as in many other countries. In fact, they are the law when it comes to workers’ comp cases in California. Therefore, it is very important for anyone working in the workers’ comp field to have a copy on hand.
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RateFast Podcast: Understanding Depositions

This article is a transcription of an episode of the RateFast podcast, which you can listen to by searching “RateFast” in iTunes or the iOS podcast store.

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In workers’ comp cases, a doctor will often need to give a deposition to a lawyer. This is not to question the doctor’s capabilities, but rather to get their testimony. In most cases, courts actually prefer a doctor’s deposition to a live testimony.
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RateFast Podcast: Getting those COVID-19 Impairment Ratings Done with RateFast Express

Dr. Alchemy and Cory discuss what it’s like being a workers’ comp doctor navigating the largely uncharted terrain of rating COVID-19 workers’ comp claims. It’s not an easy job, especially in a notoriously difficult field. Fortunately, RateFast Express offers COVID-19 specific impairment ratings, staying up do date with all the new information regarding the virus.

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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.

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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.

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