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Work Related Injuries

Work-related injuries can have significant impacts on patients. The surprise impact of such injuries can be confusing on what to do for the next steps. Workers' compensation is a crucial system designed to protect employees who suffer injuries or illnesses in the workplace. It provides financial assistance and medical benefits to injured workers, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. This system aims to ensure that injured workers receive prompt medical treatment and compensation for any lost wages, enabling them to recover and return to work as quickly and safely as possible.

Step 1

Is your work related injury a worker compensation injury?

The first step is to determine if your work-related injury is a workers' compensation injury. Please contact your work as soon as possible to start the authorization process. 

Step 2

What you need to schedule your appointment

1. Name of the insurance that managing the workers compensation case

2. The claim number

3. Date of injury

4. Letter authorizing approval for specifically Dr. Scott or Next Journey Orthopaedics

            a. Claim Number

            b. Payer specific address (including P.O. box)

            c .Employer name
            d. Address of the employer
            e. State of injury
            f. Date of injury
            g. Adjustors first and last name
            h. Email and phone number
             i. Injury location on the body

5. Photo ID

6. Any documents that may be helpful to the provider

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