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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Medical Treatment Denials

Medical treatment denials are SOP now thanks to the workers’ compensation reforms signed into law by Governor Brown. Currently, there is no appeal to an independent judge for denied treatment. The medical reviewing companies are making millions of dollars to deny necessary care. As a consequence, if injured workers have other insurance coverage, Medicare or MediCal, these programs are the only hope; and even then many other coverage plans may deny the treatment because they think it is work related medical cost. Injured workers and their families are caught in a vicious Catch 22. Anyone who is denied treatment should write the Governor and demand an end to these unconstitutional and unconscionable laws.
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