02-18-2008, 03:46 PM
My mom is an injured employee and she will be recieving surgery in march paid by worker's comp. After the surgery she has to get therapies. We we're planning to move to another state in june can her worker's comp benefits be transferred over?
What state was she injured in?
Most states pay for treatment in another state if you move but each state is different. Please post the injury state.
what do you mean transfered over?
the treatment will probably be by a doctor in the new state but the rules and benefits will still be based on the original state and injury.
usually does,but look for a doc and physio who accepts original state work comp be4 u relocate and chk their laws too.
I moved from NY to NC after my back surgery. The rules changed as far as my new NC Drs being paid on time . In NY the IC has 45 days to make payment. But since i moved to NC it no longer applied so i was always getting unpaid reminders from collection agencies. It was hell finding a dr who would accept my out of state workers comp insurance let alone pick up where another Dr left off. Do your homework before hand. Could spare you alot of headaches.
7 Yr survivor of the NY State workers compensation system
yea,i moved to alabama after surgery,made an appt down there with a phys therapist but had a tough time finding an ortho doc to follow up,docs don't wanna follow up on others surgery,also u gotta make sure they fill out all the forms with the work comp board,too.i'm now back in ny and got my benefits stopped becz the docs down there didn't do the nec paperwork.so,as suggested do yr hmwrk b4 u leave.goodluck!
I think punklovr has moved on a year after posting the question.
but others might find it helpful
Thank you for leaving this. Where do you look to find out if they will pay?
I fell at work in Texas and next week I go for MMI and get my inpairment rating(????)
Depending on alot of outside issues I want to move to either Idaho or SC.
I have 2 herniated disk and I am still not able to do my job. I cant lift anything over 5 pounds, sit for more than 30 mins,stand for more than 45 mins, I cant bend or reach. I am very sensitive to drugs. I am now on OTC which only takes the edge off.
Thanks for any help