Mental Health in WC: Increased Demand for Psychological/Psychiatric IMEs
Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, there had been a rise in requests for mental health evaluations on workers’ compensation claims – what is known as psychological or psychiatric independent medical examinations. These types of evaluations help determine if there are behavioral, emotional, or cognitive issues resulting from a workplace incident, as well as the extent of those issues.
Now that we’ve endured, hopefully, the worst of the pandemic, we anticipate seeing an even ...
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