Veterans Administration and Department of Labor contract IME’s to company that does DME’s
Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 8, 2010
We Call Foul, MES Solutions does Defense Medical Examinations for CNA but the DoL puts them in charge of Independent Medical Examinations that must not be done by doctors who work for insurance companies.
These Doctors who get paid by insurance companies to help deny Disabled Contractors the benefits the taxpayers already paid for are also paid to help deny Disabled Veterans the benefits our country promised them.
) Physicians’ ineligibility for subsection (e) physical examinations and reviews because of workmen’s compensation claim employment or fee acceptance or participation.
Unless the parties to the claim agree, the Secretary shall not employ or select any physician for the purpose of making examinations or reviews under subsection (e) of this section who, during such employment, or during the period of two years prior to such employment, has been employed by, or accepted or participated in any fee relating to a workmen’s compensation claim from any insurance carrier or any self-insurer.
HOUSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ — MES Solutions announced today the award of the United States Department of Labor Office of Workers Compensation Programs contract for the Seattle District Office. The OWCP administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents that experience work-related injury or occupational disease.
The contract covers the following jurisdictions: Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. As the recognized national leader in the areas of workers’ compensation, disability, and auto liability medical evaluations, MES Solutions brings over 30 years of medical evaluation experience to assist the Department of Labor in processing Second Opinion Examinations and Schedule Awards.
Now According to the Department of Labor a “Second Opinion” IS a Defense Medical Examination.
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