The Insurance Company’s Doctors are Paid to Minimize Your Workers Comp benefits

If you have a Colorado workers’ compensation claim, the employer or insurance company can have you evaluated by a doctor of their choice. They call this an “IME,” which stands for “Independent Medical Examination.” But the truth is, there is nothing “independent” about it. These doctors are working for the insurance company. Their job isRead more

In Colorado, what medical benefits are covered by workers’ compensation?

If you are injured on the job in Colorado, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance will pay the medical expenses related to your injury. Some examples of medical treatment that are covered are: Physical therapy Surgery Injections Prescriptions Follow-ups with your doctor(s) Mental health treatment, including therapy or counseling Blood work Imaging scans such as MRIsRead more