Glossary Check: Nevada ‘Vocational Rehabilitation Services’

12 Apr, 2024 Frank Ferreri

                               

Las Vegas, NV (WorkersCompensation.com) -- Pop quiz: In Nevada, what counts as "vocational rehabilitation services"?

Not to worry, we have you have covered with how the state defines that term.

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"Vocational rehabilitation services" may include:

+ Counseling and guidance by a vocational rehabilitation counselor.
+ An evaluation of the functional capacity of the injured employee and medical consultations to determine his or her level of participation in a program of vocational rehabilitation.
+ Ergonomic modifications, lifting devices and other reasonable accommodations approved by the insurer which would enhance the employability of the injured employee.
+ Assistance in job placement by vocational rehabilitation counselors, with special consideration given to fitting the requirements of the job to the ability of the injured employee.
+ Vocational testing.
+ Programs of vocational rehabilitation.
+ Vocational rehabilitation maintenance.
+ A reasonable allowance for transportation.
+ The payment of compensation in a lump sum in lieu of the provision of vocational rehabilitation services.


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      Frank Ferreri, M.A., J.D. covers workers' compensation legal issues. He has published books, articles, and other material on multiple areas of employment, insurance, and disability law. Frank received his master's degree from the University of South Florida and juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

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