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How to find Doctor when Filing for Workers Comp in Texas

When it comes to workers comp, there is more to finding a doctor who accepts the credit

Written By: Wolmed

When you're injured at work it can be difficult to find a doctor who is skilled at understanding the process behind filing for workers comp. Some doctors may accept workers comp but will not assist you in filling out your paper work correctly. It is important to fill out everything correctly to get the proper coverage you deserve. It is hard enough suffering through chronic pain from a work injury. You deserve to be treated for you pain and a doctor that is compassionate and understanding toward your situation and injury. Many Texas doctors have dropped out of workers comp because of how difficult it is to handle a worker's comp case. It is important to know your rights as an injured worker. Workers Comp is a law system in place to protect the rights of victim injured on the job. The Federal Works Comp rules and statutes will differ from state to state so it is important to pay attention to stay laws and company policies. When choosing a doctor or rehabilitation facility that offers workers comps there are a few common questions that clients and injured workers often ask. Some of these questions include:

  1.  Will I get paid if I'm off work for a work comp injury?
  2. Are your doctors certified to do impairment ratings so I can get any money owed to me?
  3. If I already have a doctor, can I switch doctors so you can help me?
  4. Should I worry about being fired if I take off work to get treatment?
  5. How do I know if my pain is from a work injury?
  6. How can you help me if nobody else has been able to help so far?
  7. Should I use an attorney so that I get all the benefits I'm entitled to?
  8. Can you help me avoid surgery?
  9.  Are you on my company's list of network doctors?
  10. Can you help me today?

When choosing the best clinic you want to make sure they are Federal Work Injury Experts. Some good clinics will assist you in filling out your forms properly. You want to find a trustable doctor that can help you recover fast that offer you the best pain management solutions. Look for a reliable company that will help you get your injury claim accepted and help you along in your recovery to prevent or help assist the stopping of chronic pain. Some facilities are very experienced with workers injuries, neck and back pain, Car accident Related injury, Work Accident Related Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and other forms of extensive pain management.  Some Clinics will have an internationally accredited CARF Pain Management Program. CARF Pain Management helps patients with severe work injuries that haven’t gotten better with other kinds of therapy, medications, surgeries, and etc. Also, it is good to find a clinic that will make same day appointments, provide free transportation, and extended hours for their patients. This shows that they are out for the best interested of the injured worker. In Texas there are pain management clinics but you have to look for the ones that are out for your best interest.

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