What treatment services require pre-authorization?

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 06, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

The BWC’s MCO standardized prior authorization table Service Prior Authorization Required  No Prior Authorization Required Physical medicine services, including chiropractic/osteopathic manipulative treatment and acupuncture Yes Psychological services Yes Dental Yes Evaluation and management services Yes for...read more >>

Seeking Medical Care After a Work-Related Injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Mar 28, 2018 | Workers' Compensation

In addition to reporting the injury, seeking medical care after the injury is perhaps one of the most important things to do at the beginning of workers’ compensation claims. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>

New rule meant to speed treatment of injured workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 15, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has adopted a new rule meant to help injured workers get quicker access to medications needed to treat their injury. The rule allows injured workers to get prescriptions filled while...read more >>

Seeking medical care after a work-related injury

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 01, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

In addition to reporting the injury, seeking medical care after the injury is perhaps one of the most important things to do at the beginning of workers’ compensation claim. Obtaining medical care creates documentation of the...read more >>

Switching the Physician of Record

by Kara Dolan-West | Jun 20, 2012 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

As previously discussed, the physician of record (POR) is an important part of any workers’ compensation claim. The POR has the ability to request treatment to improve or maintain a claimant’s allowed conditions in the claim....read more >>