Workers’ Compensation Program – On the Job

The highly trained and skilled physicians and staff at Florida Orthopaedic Institute are committed to helping all Workers’ Compensation patients get back On The Job as quickly and safely as possible.

On The Job is a program dedicated exclusively to evaluating and treating work-related injuries and conditions by providing the highest level of care and expertise in a timely and efficient manner.

On The Job works closely with nurse case managers, claims adjusters, attorneys, and employers to ensure a comprehensive and trouble-free process. This includes best-in-class treatment for injured workers and professionally responsive and detailed attention to providers.

For patients, we provide prompt, specialty-trained orthopedic care for virtually all areas of the body at our multiple Florida Orthopaedic Institute locations. Our workers’ compensation team first considers nonsurgical, conservative treatment, and will only recommend surgery if absolutely necessary.

For nurse case managers, claims adjusters, attorneys, and employers, we ensure an efficient and trouble-free process in scheduling immediate appointments, submitting status reports and paperwork, answering questions, and providing assistant wherever needed.

Communication

  • We employ dedicated Workers’ Compensation coordinators who take pride in accurately completing the required paperwork.
  • Our experienced staff provides treatment and patient status updates in a timely manner.
  • Our staff has direct access to our knowledgeable team of specialists to get the answers you need when you need them. Through your contact, your questions and concerns will be well addressed.
  • On The Job Status – We recognize the importance for nurse case managers, claims adjusters, attorneys and employers to know the status of the injured worker. DWC-25 and work status reports will be faxed directly to the appropriate parties the same day as the patient’s appointment.

Prompt Service

  • Immediate Appointments – Patients can be scheduled to be evaluated as quickly as the same day, based on the nature of the injury and physician availability.
  • Punctual Communication – Our FasTrack appointment line (813) 910-3680 is answered within 60 seconds by a dedicated member of our Workers’ Compensation department, during our normal business hours 7:30 am – 5:00 pm.
  • Timely Reporting – DWC-25 reports and status reports are completed and faxed within 24 hours of evaluation.
  • Multiple Locations – Our physicians see patients out of several locations for your convenience.

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