Making the Most of a Functional Capacity Evaluation
Workers’ compensation payers typically use Functional Capacity Evaluations, known as FCEs, to help guide difficult return-to-work decisions.
A return-to-work FCE evaluates an injured employee’s physical ability to perform tasks in a safe, consistent way and compares the employee’s functional capability and consistency of effort to their job’s physical demands.
Although usually associated with return-to-work, FCEs can also identify physical causes for delayed recovery, ...
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