Category Archives: Medical bills

How Do Workers’ Comp Doctors Get Paid: What You Need To Know

What doctors need to understand about workers’ comp and how to get paid. A question we get from some of our clients is how do workers’ comp doctors get paid? We understand that many doctors cringe when they see a new patient under workers’ comp. They know getting medical treatment approved is going to be […]

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I Hurt My Back At Work, What Should I Do?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains how to protect legal rights and why back injuries are frequently denied. Our Michigan workers’ comp lawyers are often contacted by disabled employees with back injuries. They want to know about legal rights and how to protect themselves. A common question we get asked is: I hurt my back at […]

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When Will I Receive My Workers’ Comp Check?

Michigan Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency releases its 2019 Pay Lag Report and info on when you will receive you workers’ comp check. When will I receive my workers’ comp check? It’s a common question for many of our clients who live paycheck-to-paycheck. Missing even 1 week of pay could mean financial disaster. How will they […]

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Workers’ Compensation Future Medical Settlement: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer discusses a workers’ compensation future medical settlement and how to ensure maximum recovery. We are frequently asked about a Michigan workers’ compensation settlement and future medical costs and how much a disabled employee can expect to receive. There is no fixed settlement amount because every situation is different. Insurance companies generally pay out […]

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What To Do When Workers’ Comp Won’t Pay Benefits?

Michigan lawyer explains what to do when workers’ comp won’t pay benefits and provides other sources of financial relief. A common question is what to do when workers’ comp won’t pay? Michigan law requires employers to cover medical bills and lost wages for employees hurt on-the-job. Unfortunately, some employers refuse to follow the rules and […]

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Workers’ Comp Denied My MRI: Now What?

Michigan attorneys explains how to get medical treatment when workers’ comp has denied your MRI. We believe the most important benefit under workers’ comp is access to medical care. Employers or their insurance companies must pay for all reasonable and necessary medical treatment when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. It does not matter who was […]

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What benefits are available under workers’ compensation in Michigan?

Michigan lawyer gives an overview of available workers’ compensation benefits and explains how to maximize what the insurance company must pay. A woman recently contacted our office looking to get reimbursement for sick time that she was forced to use after sustaining a concussion at work. Unfortunately, we had to explain that she does not […]

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Stop debt collectors from calling about medical bills

New federal rules proposed for debt collectors and what this could mean for employees hurt at work who have disputed medical bills. The Detroit News has reported on new federal rules that have been proposed for debt collectors. Telephone calls will be limited to seven times per week and voicemails are allowed. However, there will […]

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Updated Health Care Services Rules/Fee Schedule (Effective January 8, 2019)

WCA releases updated Health Care Services Rules/Fee Schedule and what medical providers need to know when billing workers’ compensation insurance. The WCA has released updated Health Care Services Rules and Fee Schedule with an effective date of January 8, 2019. Highlights include updated source document listings and conversion factor. Also, new definition and rule language […]

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How much does that surgery really cost?

Medical procedures for employees hurt on-the-job and hospital retail prices. Yesterday’s blog post was about a new federal mandate that requires hospitals to have price lists online. It will help improve price transparency but could also discourage people from seeking appropriate medical care. Many of our clients’ live paycheck-to-paycheck and cannot afford to get medical […]

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