Ratings using the AMA Guides 4th, 5th, and 6th Edition
Med-Legal Report Review
Generally performed in conjunction with AMA ratings, CMRS report review assures compliance with Workers’ Compensation laws and standards. CMRS actively stays abreast of the continual changes taking place in the Workers’ Compensation system to ensure the accuracy of your med-legal reports. Our staff is trained and up to date on these changes, and we monitor the growing body of case law that governs these requirements. This includes understanding and appropriately addressing the differences between causation and apportionment,. We make sure all required sections of a report are per the AMA Guides, are adequately addressed, ensuring that correct Workers’ Compensation terminology is utilized. Our goal is to complete these requirements adequately or within the appropriate guidelines. Although we strive to avoid requests for a supplemental report, our services do include complete and accurate response to supplemental letter requests.
AMA Impairment Ratings
CMRS is trained in rating using the AMA Guides 4th, 5th, and 6th Edition. We will provide body-part-specific exam sheets for your completion at examination, helpful instruction sheets, and training on what AMA-specific information is necessary for completion of a complete and accurate impairment rating.
We will also review existing impairment ratings for accuracy and provide a memorandum on our findings, as well as an alternate impairment rating if applicable.
CMRS offers training and consulting in a multitude of different areas, including AMA impairment ratings, Workers’ Compensation reporting requirements, historian services, and hiring and training medical staff. These services can be provided either via telephone or on-site at your convenience. We will also review existing impairment ratings for accuracy and provide a memorandum on our findings, as well as an alternative impairment rating if applicable.