Is the nurse case manager allowed to come into the doctor’s visit with me in a workers compensation case?
In many workers compensation cases, the insurance company (who is not on your side) will hire a nurse case manager to be involved in management of your medical treatment. Most nurse case managers are nice, compassionate, caring and will make an injured person feel good. But one has to ask: are they on the side of the patient or on the side of the insurance company that is paying them? A nurse case manager may be handy in scheduling appointments and keeping information flowing, but what happens when they meet with the doctor in private? Are they trying to maximize...Continue reading