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Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference – Orlando, FL 2013

Tammy Boyd, VP of Business Development, and other NeuroInternational staff are attending the Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando, FL August 18-21, 2013

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Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference

NeuroInternational Welcomes You to the 68th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference

NeuroInternational’s mission is to continue to be the industry’s most dedicated and diverse provider of quality brain injury rehabilitation services. We provide a full continuum of residential and outpatient neurorehabilitation and supported living services for persons with brain injury. NeuroInternational’s outcome-driven services are specially designed to address the complex medical, emotional, vocational and physical needs of individuals who suffer from life-changing brain injuries. NeuroInternational’s residential programs are led by an onsite multidisciplinary team of brain injury specialists.

NeuroInternational partners with many workers’ compensation Preferred Provider Organizations, networks and other specialists to serve individuals recovering from work-related neurological injuries. We understand the need to contain costs and produce positive outcomes. We negotiate very competitive and comprehensive rates while working closely with case managers and adjusters with the focus to return injured employees back to work. Our team consists of experienced and licensed onsite physicians, onsite psychologist/neuropsychologist (full-time), onsite therapists, behavior analyst (full-time / onsite), onsite nurses (24/7) and other support staff who provide care for our clients in a tropical, upscale, community-based setting.

Through hard work, commitment, dedication, as well as employing caring and trained staff, we will continue to build specialty brain injury programs to sustain our reputation as Florida’s premier provider of post-acute brain injury recovery services.

“Rights, dignity and quality of life remain at the forefront of our thinking.”

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Quick Facts on Florida Workers Compensation

The following represent the state of the law as of January 1, 2006. Please note that worker’s compensation law can be complex and these laws and policies are subject to amendment at any time. If you need help with a worker’s compensation issue, please consult a licensed attorney.

Is Worker’s Compensation Compulsory? Yes

Are Waivers Permitted? Yes. However corporate officers may elect to be exempt. In the construction industry, no more than three corporate officers may be exempt, and each must demonstrate at least 10% ownership.

Numerical Exceptions: Real estate salespersons and brokers whose earnings are solely commissions are exempt from workers’ compensation coverage. Employers in the construction industry with one or more employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Florida statute excludes some individuals from the definition of “employee,” including, under certain circumstances, owner-operators of motor vehicles transporting property and passenger vehicle-for-hire drivers.

Choice of Physician: Employee selects a physician from list supplied by carrier or managed care organization when medical care is provided through an authorized managed care arrangement. Employee may petition for a one-time change of physician.

If medical care is provided outside an authorized managed care arrangement, the employer chooses the physician.

Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 7 days

Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? More than 21 days

Attorney Fees Permitted: 20% first $5,000; 15% second $5,000; 10% on amount received over first 10 years, 5% on balance, statute

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