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Supporters of Statewide Network Proposal Hope Study Plan Doesn't Stop Push for Improvements

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Ron Perelman Apr 29, 2021 a 7:18 am PDT

This is nonsense! We don’t need more studies. This is just a way to kill the concept. All the legislator needs to do is poll the doctors in the system. The insurance companies want control, I get it. The injured workers need care and to get back to work. An MPN is a good concept if done right. A statewide MPN run by the CMA or COA, etc that includes all willing doctors in good standing is a good idea and fair. There would also be a fair removal process with due process. The carriers may not like that, but it is fair. Eloise, stand your ground! Let’s really do something for once while we still have doctors willing to treat

John Don Apr 29, 2021 a 10:55 am PDT

Employee has to go to insurance [MPN] doctor who is overseen by another insurance [UR ] doctor. Employee's only remedy is to appeal to an agency that denies over 90% of the treatment request [IMR]. Providing the employee with an independent State MPN doctor brings back some semblance of balance to a system that is presently controlled by the insurance industry.

John Don Apr 29, 2021 a 10:55 am PDT

Employee has to go to insurance [MPN] doctor who is overseen by another insurance [UR ] doctor. Employee's only remedy is to appeal to an agency that denies over 90% of the treatment request [IMR]. Providing the employee with an independent State MPN doctor brings back some semblance of balance to a system that is presently controlled by the insurance industry.

Stephanie Thomas Apr 29, 2021 a 11:42 pm PDT

You are needing a Complex, case for review, to get to the intended mission, " Get the Injured Worker back to Work." Also one where legislation interfere with patient health. Injured worker on Safety Committee working out of job classification. Conflicts between doctors. What about cases being on hold without treating and just testing beyond 10 years, until the State decides to implement new Reg's and says, " All cases beyond 10 years, let's get them closed.
Even without treatment. What about, two people records, in one file with the same name.
You are needing to not study it, you are needing to have a patient's forum Town Hall meeting with evaluation forms given to patients, so you can see whats really going on. Patients being turned away, because it takes to long for doctors to get paid? Not to give patient their medical file, " If she finds out, and her family finds out, God help us all." When a statement like that, is in the file, future doctors discriminates, not seeing or turning the patient away, resulting in non treatment of the patient.

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