WHAT NOW WITH UTILIZATION REVIEW AND IMR?

"Utilization Review"(UR) is the first process in denying medical to the injured worker.  The insurance basically uses this process to deny medical care-especially expensive medical care in Workers' Compensation cases most notably home care and assistance. Once there has been a "denial" of care to the injured worker, there is…

Workers’ Compensation Employer Fraud

While the public is repeatedly being informed about Workers' Compensation  "Worker Fraud,"  "Employer Fraud" may also be said to be running rampant. More and more frequently, there is the misclassification of "employees" as "independent contractors."  This maneuver by Employers attempts to reduce Employers’ costs, including Workers' Compensation (workers’ comp) health and…