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2/8/2021 The Quinism Foundation Now Offers Disability Evaluation Services to U.S. Veterans PRWeb ... Share Article Services Will Aid U.S. Veterans Seeking VA Disability Benefits From the Neurotoxic Effects of Mefloquine and Related Quinoline Drugs WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. The Quinism Foundation has announced it will begin offering independent medical evaluation services to U.S. veterans claiming disability from their exposure to mefloquine (previously marketed as Lariam®) and related quinoline antimalarial drugs, including chloroquine (Aralen®) and tafenoquine (marketed as Krintafel® and Arakoda ...
2/2/2021 Quality and Objectivity – The Two Foundational Components of Medical Assessment Reporting assessmed.com ... It Matter?Founded in 1966, CARF is a non-profit organization that has become a global authority for accrediting various healthcare, rehabilitation, and human services companies. This includes companies, such as AssessMed, that provide independent medical evaluation services to various insurance carriers, corporations, and medical-legal stakeholders.Companies seeking CARF accreditation must undergo a rigorous assessment process, as well as meet internationally-recognized organizational and program standards . Demonstrating that an ...
8/14/2020 Robert A. v. Tatiana D. justia.com ... had committed acts of sexual abuse against N.C., though it found insufficient evidence to conclude that he had also abused the couple’s son. The court’s finding about N.C.’s abuse was supported by two independent medical evaluation s as well as testimony about the child’s behavior and mental health. Robert had disputed the sexual abuse allegations at trial, but the court did not find him credible and gave his testimony little ...
8/9/2020 Disability pension oferabarbanel-blog.com ... time of service required to be eligible for the disability retirement benefit. The claimant might be directed to sign a waiver for their medical records to be disclosed and commonly is scheduled for an independent medical evaluation (IME) to confirm they are permanently disabled. The pension is calculated based on years worked, so the disability retiree can retire earlier (since they are unable to work), but receives an equitable pension ...
8/9/2020 Disability pension oferabarbanel-info.com ... time of service required to be eligible for the disability retirement benefit. The claimant might be directed to sign a waiver for their medical records to be disclosed and commonly is scheduled for an independent medical evaluation (IME) to confirm they are permanently disabled. The pension is calculated based on years worked, so the disability retiree can retire earlier (since they are unable to work), but receives an equitable pension ...
8/9/2020 Disability pension (Ofer Abarbanel online library) interest-rates-data.com ... time of service required to be eligible for the disability retirement benefit. The claimant might be directed to sign a waiver for their medical records to be disclosed and commonly is scheduled for an independent medical evaluation (IME) to confirm they are permanently disabled. The pension is calculated based on years worked, so the disability retiree can retire earlier (since they are unable to work), but receives an equitable pension ...
8/9/2020 Disability pension oferabarbanel-data.com ... time of service required to be eligible for the disability retirement benefit. The claimant might be directed to sign a waiver for their medical records to be disclosed and commonly is scheduled for an independent medical evaluation (IME) to confirm they are permanently disabled. The pension is calculated based on years worked, so the disability retiree can retire earlier (since they are unable to work), but receives an equitable pension ...
6/12/2020 Traugott v ARCTEC Alaska justia.com ... the ultimate cause” of the need for surgery. Dr. Marilyn Yodlowski, ARCTEC’s orthopedist, thought the osteomyelitis triggered or combined with Charcot foot to cause the talus’s destruction. And Dr. Carol Frey, the Board’s second independent medical evaluation (SIME) doctor, thought the osteomyelitis caused acceleration of Traugott’s Charcot foot, and that this acceleration was the cause of the need for surgery. The doctors testified about diabetic ulcers and blister formation as ...
6/5/2020 Weaver v. ASRC Federal Holding Co. justia.com ... laborer contends that the Board made both procedural and substantive errors. He argues the Board violated his right to due process by relying on evidence from an employer’s medical evaluation (EME) and the second independent medical evaluation (SIME) ordered by the Board. The doctors who performed those evaluations reviewed reports from two other doctors who were not called to testify at the hearing, even though the laborer had requested cross ...
4/9/2020 Emerge Diagnostics & DoctorNow Develop First Telemedicine Independent Medical Evaluations Business Wire CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 9, 2020-- Emerge Diagnostics and DoctorNow have partnered to offer the first telemedicine Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs). Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and CDC, are the single largest category of workplace injuries and are responsible for almost 30% of all worker’s compensation claims costing over $50 billion annually. With restrictions on in-person interaction, companies are looking toward telemedicine as ...
3/20/2020 Unum Denies Disability Benefits After 9 Years; Court Reverses Denial longtermdisabilityblog.com ... claim for nine years. She had symptoms from both conditions, which limited her capacity to work, so Unum had been paying the claim on an ongoing basis. But, at some point, Unum ordered an independent medical evaluation (IME) in which a physician evaluated her present condition. According to attorney Victor Peña, the IME doctor concluded that the diagnoses were supported but, absent findings of abnormalities in the medical records of ...
3/19/2020 Independent medical evaluation of general practitioners follow-up of sick-listed patients: a cross-sectional study in Norway BMJ ... relevant follow-up actions, preventing marginalisation in working life. Acknowledgments The authors thank Olav Hahn at the Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Occupational Rehabilitation, Rauland, Norway for valuable help with organising data from the independent medical evaluation report linking them to the national register of sickness benefits from Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration. References ...
3/7/2020 This detained immigrant says he can’t walk after a fall; ICE officials disagree dallasnews.com ... plans to seek his freedom through a writ of habeas corpus, which if granted would compel authorities to bring the migrant to the judge to consider his release. She wants him to get an independent medical evaluation . “I’ve never had a case this bad before,” said Corchado, legal services director at the nonprofit Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso. “The mistakes made are just insane.” The unauthorized immigrant ...
12/2/2019 Lifemark Health Group Completes Acquisition of AssessMed assessmed.com Lifemark Health Group Completes Acquisition of AssessMed Lifemark Health Group Completes Acquisition of AssessMed Posted on December 2nd, 2019 by Don Kunkel Lifemark Health Group (LHG) , a national diversified healthcare solutions organization has acquired AssessMed , a Canadian leader in independent medical evaluation , on December 2 nd , 2019. The acquisition presents Lifemark Health Group with a unique opportunity to further diversify and enhance its medical assessment services across Canada, while AssessMed ...
11/27/2019 Depression in Docs Leads to Medical Errors and Vice Versa Medscape ... of the article and the "novel bidirectional piece" validate what experts like himself have seen "for a long time" in clinical practice, said Myers. The new findings will be helpful for experts who conduct independent medical evaluation s to determine a physician's fitness to practice. Myers said he often tells doctors with depression that they have enough on their plate with their illness and "don't need a medical error on top ...
10/2/2019 California Medical Evaluators Expands its Neurology Expert Witness Network malvern-online.com Over the past 12-months, there has been an increase in demand in California for Expert Neurologists and physicians capable of performing Neurology Independent Medical Evaluation s (IMEs) . In an effort to meet the growing demand, California Medical Evaluators (CME) has added several neurology experts to its network of board-certified, highly qualified physicians. A neurology IME is conducted by a board-certified neurologist and is primarily needed in personal injury ...
9/11/2019 Judge Denies Independent Medical Eval for Suicidal Gitmo Prisoner pressreleasepoint.com Posted September 10th, 2019 for Center for Constitutional Rights Sharqawi Al Hajj Cut Wrist While on Attorney Call September 10, 2019, Washington, D.C. – Today, a federal judge refused to order an independent medical evaluation of Sharqawi Al Hajj, a prisoner at Guantánamo who recently attempted suicide. Mr. Al Hajj has been detained for more than 17 years and, for two years before his arrival at Guantánamo, was tortured in secret ...
9/10/2019 Judge Denies Independent Medical Eval for Suicidal Gitmo Prisoner ccrjustice.org Sharqawi Al Hajj Cut Wrist While on Attorney Call September 10, 2019, Washington, D.C. – Today, a federal judge refused to order an independent medical evaluation of Sharqawi Al Hajj, a prisoner at Guantánamo who recently attempted suicide. Mr. Al Hajj has been detained for more than 17 years and, for two years before his arrival at Guantánamo, was When his attorneys initially requested the evaluation and the release of Mr ...
8/16/2019 Leidos Completes Acquisition of IMX Medical Management Services stockrants.com ... federal customers across all 50 states. “We’re very pleased to welcome IMX to the QTC team,” said Kim. “Our combined experience, footprint, and commitment to customer service positions us to be the nation’s premier independent medical evaluation company in the commercial market, as we are today in the federal space.” Cozen O’Connor P.C. acted as legal advisor to Leidos. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. About Leidos Leidos is ...
8/16/2019 Leidos (LDOS) Acquires IMX to Expand Health Business Zacks ... Benefits From the Acquisition QTC provides more than 3,000 independent medical examinations and medical record reviews per day to key federal customers across 50 states. The buyout of IMX will boost Leidos’ capability of independent medical evaluation s, medical record reviews, and medical and vocational case management for insurance carriers, employers, law firms, third-party administrators, and the state and local government.According to the 2018 U.S. Census, between 2010 and 2030 ...