In addition to their comprehensive orthopedic care provided to patients, our board-certified physicians are highly skilled and experienced in providing workers’ compensation treatment and management. We focus on early diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment techniques for cost-effective recoveries that reduce time lost from work. Our physicians fully understand the challenges associated with workplace injuries and are committed to providing quality care.
Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic offers a dedicated Workers’ Compensation Department to assist patients who have sustained on- the- job injuries. Our staff will assist you from your initial evaluation until your release date to ensure understanding and timely management of your medical care. Our department serves as a liaison between all involved in the patient’s recovery such as the adjuster, nurse case manager, and employer. This ongoing collaboration ensures that care is carried out to all medical and legal standards.
The process for an injured worker can be overwhelming and confusing, but the team at Jefferson Orthopedic is here to help. To schedule your first appointment, call 504-349-6804 or use our online scheduling tool below.
At Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic, many of our policies are designed to help workers who’ve been injured on the job to get the care and support they need, when they need it. Our office offers a wide variety of services that workers will find helpful, such as:
The advantage to physical/occupational therapy in-office is to ensure clear communication and timely follow-up between physician and therapist in the recovery process.
When making an appointment, it is helpful and time efficient to have the below information:
When you sustain a work-related injury (even if symptoms do not immediately occur), notify your employer or supervisor of the incident. Ensure you notify anyone involved in your care that this injury occurred on the job. This includes your primary care physician, emergency care department, or hospital facility. Once the initial report is complete your employer will then file a claim with their third party work comp carrier. A claim number along with adjuster information will be issued for billing and authorization purposes.
Seek an appointment with the orthopedic specialists at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic for further evaluation and medical treatment.
The sooner you receive treatment, the better your outcomes. That’s why Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic is proud to offer same-day appointments, including same-day surgeries for patients who are in need of immediate treatment for an injury.
The team at Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic wants to make it as easy as possible for patients to get the top-quality care they need. Just schedule your appointment using our online tool. If you’re more comfortable talking to our friendly, knowledgeable staff, give us a call at 504-349-6804.