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QMEs Want Remote Evaluations During Pandemic; DIR Won't Say Whether They Can

  • State: California
  • Topic: Top
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A Southern California law firm representing more than 100 qualified medical evaluators has asked the…

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Christopher Brigham Mar 19, 2020 a 8:03 am PDT

Medicolegal experts are moving to the virtual environment. There are pros. cons, and a myriad of issues pertaining to performing virtual independent medical evaluations, aka, AMEs and QMEs. For some evaluations, such psych, this is an easier task than a complex orthopedic evaluation requiring specific measurements; however, perhaps these could be obtained from the records or a PT going to the home while the physician is remote.

Next Wednesday at Noon PT I will be provide a webinar on "Virtual Medicolegal Practice, Do You Know To Do?" There is much interest in this topic and registration has been strong. Further information is available at https://conta.cc/3a1teaD

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