Medical Treatment Guidelines are a list of procedures each state mandates to use when treating injured workers. The goal is for these guidelines to aid faster and better treatment for patients. The underlying issue is that they are crafted to cater to the general population based on trials and clinical tests, which allows for errors...
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Alan S. Pierce has served as chairperson of the American Bar Association Worker’s Compensation Section and the Massachusetts Bar...
Medical Treatment Guidelines are a list of procedures each state mandates to use when treating injured workers. The goal is for these guidelines to aid faster and better treatment for patients. The underlying issue is that they are crafted to cater to the general population based on trials and clinical tests, which allows for errors and variable factors. In this edition of Workers’ Comp Matters your host, Attorney Alan S. Pierce, invites Michael Gruber to discuss Medical Treatment Guidelines, how strict and effective the guidelines tend to be, and the risks of cost-shifting medical fees.
Michael Gruber recently finished Medical Treatment Guidelines: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. He is a practicing attorney for Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton, and Romano, LLP, where he handles workers compensation cases for the firm. In 2012, Mr. Gruber was named as the chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association and he is a member of numerous workers’-compensation-centered organizations.
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