A Guide to Successful Workers' Compensation Case Management
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A Guide to Successful Workers' Compensation Case Management

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  • Author: Dorothy Consonery-Fairnot
  • Binding: Perfect Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781610052146
  • Pages: 264
  • Item #: 4058
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Written by a nurse in the field of workers compensation
case management, "A Guide to Successful Workers'
Compensation Case Management" is an excellent tool
for those seeking to better understand or enter the field
of case management. Dorothy Consonery-Fairnot includes
topics relevant to those just entering the field, or those
looking to update their current knowledge base.

"A Guide to Successful Workers' Compensation Case
Management" addresses topics of state regulations on
case management practice, access to medical care, state
fee schedules, medical necessity, treatment guidelines,
and permanent impairment ratings. It also looks at some
of the trends reflected in a State-by-State review and
offers these statistics:


- 46 states offer some form of managed care service.
- 27 states offer an employer based physician panel
selection.
- 29 states offer treatment guidelines as an alternative
to cost containment.
- 34 states offer utilization or bill review services.
- 41 states offer a fee payment schedule.
- 16 states make use of the sixth edition of the AMA
Guide to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment: Alaska,
Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana,
Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North
Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,
Tennessee and Wyoming. (Connecticut, Indiana and
Massachusetts list their guidelines as the latest AMA edition.
- 12 states make use of the fifth edition of the AMA
Guide to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment: California,
Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada,
New Hampshire, Ohio, Vermont and Washington.
- 8 states make use of the fourth edition of the AMA
Guide to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment: Alabama,
Arkansas, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, South Dakota, Texas
and West Virginia. Colorado uses the third edition.
- 7 states use their own state specific guidelines: Florida,
Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Utah and
Wisconsin and six states don't specify use of any guidelines
such as Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, South
Carolina and Virginia.

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