New AMA Impairment Rating Guides: Kinder, Gentler, More Transparent?
Chicago, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) -- The American Medical Association has released a major update to its impairment rating guidelines, the first since 2008.
The update, known officially as the “AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 6th Edition, 2021,” took effect July 1. It deals mostly with mental and behavioral conditions, including suspected malingering by injured workers. But doctors and lawyers suggest it could, perhaps, signal a kinder, gentler ...
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