Getting My Workers Compensation MRI Scheduled

Even when your authorized treating physician orders an MRI, you may have difficulty getting the workers compensation insurance company to approve it

Your doctor ordered an MRI to diagnose your injury.  But, the workers compensation insurance company has not authorized the MRI. So, you are stuck in limbo because you cannot get better until the doctor can get the test and diagnose your injury.  What do you? Unfortunately, I hear about these problems much more often than […]

Can Workers Compensation Deny My Medical Treatment?

The workers compensation insurance company's denial of medical treatment often prevents you from getting the treatment you need

I talk to many people who have suffered injuries at work.  Most people who call me have had difficulty getting the workers compensation medical treatment they need. Often, the insurance company has denied some or all of their medical treatment.  Medical treatment is one of the primary benefits provided in a workers’ compensation case. Basically, […]

Beating Insurance Company Medical Treatment Denials

Workers' compensation insurance company medical treatment denials can make it difficult to recover from an injury

Probably the most common reason people call me is medical treatment denials.  These denials come in several forms: An actual denial – “We are denying payment for your surgery.” A partial denial – “We will approve your medical treatment but you have to have it with a different medical provider.” A medical delay – “We […]

New Medical Treatment Delay Tactics

Many people are frustrated with medical treatment delay tactics used by workers' compensation insurance companies

You need to get medical treatment quickly for your work injury.  Georgia changed its workers’ compensation law a few years ago.  This change placed a limit on an insurance company’s responsibility for medical treatment in a workers’ compensation case.  Now, insurance companies only have to pay for medical treatment for 400 weeks from the date of […]

Georgia Workers’ Compensation Forms – Medical Treatment – Forms WC-200, WC-205 and WC-207

Workers' compensation form WC-200

Insurance companies use many different forms in Georgia workers’ compensation claims.  The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation publishes these forms. Take a look at this article to get a general overview of workers’ compensation forms.  This article will focus on workers’ compensation forms that affect the medical treatment or testing you receive in your […]