RateFast Podcast: Impairment Rating Literacy Pt. II – Assessing the Skill of the Author

While reading any impairment report, it’s important to be assessing the skill of the author who wrote it. An author can be very experienced, or they can be guessing entirely. In this episode, Dr. John Alchemy shows us some ways to be able to make this assessment ourselves.

Join Dr. John Alchemy in describing Impairment Rating Literacy and its utility in the workers’ compensation system.

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

RateFast Podcast: Impairment Rating Literacy Pt. I – Taking Inventory

Think of Impairment Rating Literacy as the precious substance “Spice” from Frank Herbert’s essential science fiction novel, Dune. The one who is in control of Impairment Rating Literacy is the one who is in control. If you’re a workers’ comp professional, it would be most beneficial if you were the one with Impairment Rating Literacy.

Join Dr. John Alchemy in describing Impairment Rating Literacy and its utility in the workers’ compensation system.

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn!

Navigating Change – Accountability and Culture Shift in Healthcare Pt. III

For this final installment in our series, Mr. Phil Walker Esq. and Dr. John Alchemy caps off this series with the type of things that win cases in his experience.

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

Navigating Change – Accountability and Culture Shift in Healthcare Pt. II

Power can be misused in every industry, and this does not exclude healthcare. In this episode, Dr. John Alchemy is joined again by Phil Walker, Esq. to discuss these intricacies of the business, and how workers comp stands out.

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 with you!

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

RateFast Podcast: Navigating Change – Accountability and Culture Shift in Healthcare Pt. I

We are joined again by returning champion, work comp attorney Phil Walker, to discuss the sensitive topic of workplace abuse in the healthcare setting.

Dr. John Alchemy and Mr. Walker discuss the change of the healthcare industry over the years and how workplace abuse has seeped into the cracks that have developed over time.

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

RateFast Podcast: What is an Impairment Rating Pt. IV: Four Corners Rating vs. Almaraz Guzman

For this final episode in our series, we discuss the AMA Guides four-corners rating and compare that to the California Almaraz-Guzman ruling.

This is one of the more complicated topics in California Workers’ Compensation, which is why Dr. John Alchemy is here to clear it up for us!

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

RateFast Podcast: What is an Impairment Rating Pt. III – Diagnostic Testing

Your patient may need diagnostic testing from a specialist. In this installment of our series, Dr. John Alchemy discusses when diagnostic testing is necessary in work comp claims, and useful tips for the process.

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

RateFast Podcast: What is an Impairment Rating Pt. II – Physical Examination

Dr. John Alchemy is back to tell us about the examination portion of a workers’ comp impairment rating, and provide us with some useful tips to take into account during this crucial step in the process.

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn! 

Join us on Sept 16-18 at the California Urgent Care Conference!

Attention urgent care practitioners in the Western United States! California Urgent Care Association’s 2023 Western Regional Urgent Care Conference at the Monterey Marriott Hotel will take place from September 16-18, 2023. This highly anticipated annual event offers unparalleled networking opportunities, educational sessions, and innovative solutions for urgent care professionals. We are thrilled to announce that Dr. John Alchemy, MD QME, Founder and CEO of Rate-Fast, will be a speaker at this conference.

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RateFast Podcast: What is an Impairment Report Pt. I – History and Activities of Daily Living

Today we embark on a new series, where Dr. John Alchemy explains the nuances and best practices of taking measurements for impairment reports. We are breaking this series down by sections, so today Dr. Alchemy covers taking patient history and activities of daily living (ADL).

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

Questions? Comments? Suggestions for podcast episodes? Reach out to us anytime at caworkcompreport@rate-fast.com!

Connect with RateFast CEO Dr. John Alchemy on LinkedIn!