DWC Proposed Amendments to Medical-Legal Fee Schedule (QME)

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted proposed amendments to the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule to its online forum where members of the public may review and comment on the proposals. The draft regulations include: A 25% increase in the multiplier for setting fees for evaluations. Standardization of the fee that can be charged for a missed […]

Telehealth Reimbursement Place of Service Code

Place of Service Code Set to 02 for Telehealth Place of Service Codes for Professional Claims Database (updated October 2019) Listed below are place of service codes and descriptions. These codes should be used on professional claims to specify the entity where service(s) were rendered. Check with individual payers (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, other private insurance) for […]

What is a QME?

Qualified medical evaluators (QMEs) are qualified physicians who are certified by the Division of Workers’ Compensation – Medical Unit to examine injured workers to evaluate disability and write medical-legal reports. The reports are used to determine an injured worker’s eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits. QMEs include medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, doctors of chiropractic, dentists, […]

Speaking opportunities for MLE members

Date Time Requested Topic Organization City State On Site Attendees Remote Attendees Attendee Type1 3/25/2020 9:00am ET Back and Neck Injuries: Return To Work (1hr) The Main Street America Group- WEBINAR       20 Adjuster – WC 3/25/2020 12:00pm ET Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Cases in Workers’ Compensation (2hr) The Main Street America Group- […]

Upcoming conferences

Date Organization City State 1/20/2020 The Gavel National conference IV Palm Beach Gardens FL 1/23/2020 RIMS MN Chapter Annual Event Minneapolis MN 1/28/2020 Windstorm Insurance Network: WIND Conference Lake Buena Vista FL 2/5/2020 SIFMA – Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference New York NY 2/11/2020 Carr Allison Trucking Boot Camp 2020 – for the Claims […]

Speaking opportunities for MLE members

Date Time Requested Topic Organization City State On Site Attendees Remote Attendees Attendee Type 1/21/2020 9:30am ET The WebMD Syndrome (1hr) Travelers Insurance Tampa FL 35   Adjuster – WC Nurse 1/30/2020 2:00pm Carpal Tunnel: Hand Conditions and Clinical Management in Physical Therapy (1hr) GENEX Services-WEBINAR       1150 Nurse CCM CRC CDMS Adj-WC […]

Speaking opportunities for MLE members

Date Time Requested Topic Organization City State On Site Attendees Remote Attendees Attendee Type 1/15/2020 11:30am CST Chronic Pain Syndromes: Fibromyalgia, RSD, CFS, CRPS (1hr) Broadspire Dallas TX 20   WC Adj 1/21/2020 9:30am ET The WebMD Syndrome (1hr) Travelers Insurance Tampa FL 35   Adjuster – WC Nurse 2/6/2020 9:30am EST Diversity and Cross […]

Speaking opportunities for MLE members

Date Time Requested Topic Organization City State On Site Attendees Remote Attendees Attendee Type 1/16/2020 2:00pm ET Additional Insured (1hr) North American Risk Services Altamonte Springs FL 25 50 Adjuster – WC PIP Auto & GL 2/13/2020 2:00pm ET Business Interruption (1hr) North American Risk Services Altamonte Springs FL 25 50 Adjuster – WC PIP […]

Medical Legal Experts 2019 Annual Educational Conference

Medical Legal Experts 2019 Annual Educational Conference Keynote speaker, Linda Cocchiarella, MD, QME  Author of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition & Master the AMA Guides 5th: A Medical and Legal Transition to the Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th. Date And Time Sat, December 7, 2019 7:00 AM – 4:00 […]

Upcoming Conferences

Date Organization City State 10/4/2019 Society for Corporate Governance Southeastern Chapter Atlanta GA 10/10/2019 Pacific Admiralty Seminar San Francisco CA 10/10/2019 IWCI Northwest Chapter- Annual Work Comp Seminar Michigan City IN 10/15/2019 Perrin Conferences- NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit Santa Monica CA 10/24/2019 TIDA 27th Annual Seminar Tampa FL 10/28/2019 NASP 2019 Annual Conference National Harbor […]