Medical Treatment Guidelines
The medical treatment utilization schedule is a set of guidelines scientifically recommended to treat a variety of workers’ compensation injuries. It also details how often and how long the treatment should be given. These guidelines are taken from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicines’s Practice Guidelines. Our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys understand everything you need to know about the medical treatment utilization schedule. They can explain what evidence-based medicine is and the general principles covered in the medical treatment utilization schedule. They can also explain how it affects your workers’ compensation case and treatment.
The goal of the medical treatment utilization schedule is to give your medical provider an idea of what treatments will most likely be covered by your workers’ compensation insurance. It is an attempt to reduce conflict during the utilization review process. However, no system is perfect. That is why our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys are here to help. They can answer any questions you have regarding the medical treatment utilization schedule. They can explain how it affects your treatment and your workers’ compensation claim. Give us a call today. Our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys can answer any of your questions.