Genex Rehabilitation Services provides vocational rehabilitation services to injured workers in Minnesota. These services are provided or coordinated by registered Qualified Rehabilitation Consultants (QRC) and are neutral parties in the rehabilitation process.
Under Minnesota Statute 176.102, vocational rehabilitation is provided to injured workers who meet certain criteria. Vocational rehabilitation services are designed to:
restore the injured worker to a job related to his or her former employment
return the injured worker to a job in another work area that produces an economic status as close as possible to what he or she would have enjoyed without a disability
When the employee is eligible for vocational rehabilitation services, a rehabilitation plan will be written, agreed to, signed by all parties, and filed with the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
The QRC will provide the services necessary to complete the plan, which may include the following.
Labor-market survey (LMS)
Job-seeking skills training
Transferable skills analysis (TSA)
Genex Rehabilitation Services also provides:
Medical and vocational task assignments
Medical case management
Disability case management
Medical and vocational case management for long-term disability
TSA/LMS for long-term disability
Genex Rehabilitation Services does not provide:
Claims adjustment – This includes the following activities:
Review of clinical guidelines;
Addressing medication usage, safety or reconciliation;
Recording cost savings
Discussing maximum medical improvement
Determining liability or setting reserves for a claim
Authorizing or denying provision of future medical or rehabilitation services
Recommending, authorizing, or denying payment of medical or rehabilitation bills
Making recommendations about the determination of workers' compensation monetary benefits
Arranging for medical examinations not recommended by the treating doctor
Arranging for or participating in surveillance or investigative services
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