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How Work Accident Compensation Handles Health Care Benefits

Galen Jennings fell from scaffolding at work and was injured. Galen’s stay in the hospital and home therapy treatment were paid by workers’ compensation. Health care expenses were covered if she did or did not lose time from work. Benefits for wages for time missed from her job were paid. This step is mandatory for work accident compensation and work injury compensation. The workers’ compensation Board requires that health care providers must be authorized and provide care to all workers’ compensation patients.You may visit any health care provider, and seeing your regular doctor is equally welcomed. The doctor must be registered. Invoices for services rendered are sent to both the Board and insurer. The Board must first deny your case before you can pay for any related bills yourself. You are also reimbursed for travel costs to your selected health care facility.If there is a dispute over payment for your...
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Protection Continues for Employers and NY Workers Compensation

A New York appeals court ruled in the case of New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens vs. Microtech Contracting Corporation. The ruling allows employers to retain NY workers compensation protection despite the violation of the U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.The employees injured in the initial incident on the job and sued the hospital in addition to Microtech, according to a recent article in Business Insurance. In the article, the hospital decided to file a separate action against the contractor, Microtech.The trial court dismissed the hospital's complaint in the end....
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Recent Study Displays Benefits to Change in NY Workers Compensation System

A recent article in Claims Journal demonstrates how the reforms set into place in 2007 New York workers compensation are reaching their goals. The latest study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is the key to seeing the reforms reach their objectives.This recent study by the WCRI makes the fifth in a series that is keeping a close eye on the New York reforms. The plan states that the increase in benefits has led New York to achieve rates that are closer to national norms. The percentages of injured workers who receive benefits have also reduced.At Robert Golan, PC, we help you navigate the complex laws of workers compensation. As a Long Island workers compensation lawyer, we offer a free consultation to discuss your case....
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