Injured workers are not required to sign an unrestricted medical release form to proceed with their workers' compensation claims, according to a case released last week. I should start this post with a qualification (as I so often do-it's the lawyer in me): this case dealt with an application for permanent total disability compensation. Your … Continue reading Can your Medical Release Form Cover Everything? Nope. Not According to the 10th Appellate District.
Those of you involved in workers' compensation claim administration know how frustrating it is to obtain medical records. More and more providers are refusing to release records without a form specific to their facility, even with a signed Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation release. A new Ohio Administrative Code Section has finally addressed that issue, … Continue reading Does Ohio’s New Standard Medical Release Form Apply to Workers’ Compensation Claims?