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What does this mean?
#1
What in the nonsense language of WC does this mean:
He Is not working as terminated by employer last year.  He does have a RTW for sedentary work and working with ICRD for future employment, medical care and recovery, and when necessary,  information relative to available community resources. 

This is part of a letter from a nurse case manager recently sent to my PCP. The whole thing is so poorly written its unclear as to what she is trying to convey and to whom. 
To clarify I am female,  suffer from a dominant upper extremity injury and chronic pain and then lost my job a month ago. Im still searching for the answer to this (fix my pain) and get back to my normal life, including work.
 
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#2
she's giving the doctor a brief and general background report on your employment situation and your current activities toward returning to pre-injury status.
I have no idea who or what ICRD is but guess it might be her employer.
other then the typo on the "S" for she (which could have been an enunciation error if it was dictated and not reviewed before mailing), it seems to be routine business communication between two professionals.

the "to whom" is, as you stated, your PCP.

is there a particular word or phase that is confusing to you?
(the "RTW" is common claims jargon for "Return To Work"--sorta like your use of "PCP")

trying to interpret communication between those of a specific profession can be difficult if you aren't familiar with the system in which they both work.
academics, scientists, attorneys, etc often need the help of editorial specialists for similar problems when writing for the general public.
there are a number of websites that post glossaries for help with common work comp claims terms, abbreviations, and references.
they vary between different state systems.
Reminder :
........Each state has their own comp system; POST YOUR STATE to get accurate information. Use the search feature to find information from similar questions.
THANKS FOR POSTING.
 
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#3
(11-20-2015, 01:43 AM)MasonJarMama Wrote: What in the nonsense language of WC does this mean:
He Is not working as terminated by employer last year.  He does have a RTW for sedentary work and working with ICRD for future employment, medical care and recovery, and when necessary,  information relative to available community resources. 

This is part of a letter from a nurse case manager recently sent to my PCP. The whole thing is so poorly written its unclear as to what she is trying to convey and to whom. 
To clarify I am female,  suffer from a dominant upper extremity injury and chronic pain and then lost my job a month ago. Im still searching for the answer to this (fix my pain) and get back to my normal life, including work.
Every state has different laws. Your state would be helpful.

Did you attempt to return to work with your employer and what reason did they give you for terminating you?
I am not an attorney.Anything I write should not be considered legal advice.I am writing from my own personal experiences,which is not from any sort of legal background. You should consult with an attorney over legal issues. In California, if you cannot get an attorney you can consult with an I&A officer.
 
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#4
I did return to work (Idaho) and continued to work much to the dismay of my employer who expressed frustration at "never having experienced an employee with an open workmans compensation claim who continues to work before." (I find this statement very hard to believe).
 My position was eventually eliminated a few months later as I continued to work as best I could with (eventual) doctors restrictions and ever increasing pain. Now I'm on TTD and still looking for the answer to make the pain go away and let me get back to my normal life. Its almost as if they don't want you to ask the questions that will lead you to the answer. Why not? Isn't that what is best for everyone?
 
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#5
what are those questions?
what are you being told?
do you know about medical benefits under Idaho workers comp?
Reminder :
........Each state has their own comp system; POST YOUR STATE to get accurate information. Use the search feature to find information from similar questions.
THANKS FOR POSTING.
 
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