Claims management professionals are dealing with increasingly complex claims, and associated rising costs. The complexity of the claim can cause uncertainty about specific determinations on a case. For example, what is the true cause of a claimant’s condition? What is the best course of treatment? Is a degree of symptom exaggerated?
When faced with uncertainty about specific determinations on a case, an Independent Medical Examination (IME) can be requested to help determine the next step in the claims, medical management, or return-to-work (RTW) process. High-quality, defensible IME’s will answer questions such as:
To ensure you get the answers to your most complex questions, we’ve created the Increase Your IME IQ series which will take you from IME basics to advanced concepts so you have a comprehensive understanding of what is needed to make better claim decisions and take data-driven action to control claim costs.
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