Workers’ Compensation – Work Related Injuries

At Ortho NorthEast, we’re experts at providing care for employees injured on the job. ONE has a multi-specialty team including physicians, therapists and staff who work together to return patients to work with Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) in the most cost effective way. With this goal in mind, we provide all parties, the employee and the employer, with the best care and best case management possible.

ONE’s work injury experts partner with case managers and employers to diagnose and treat patients’ conditions efficiently and cost effectively. Our experienced staff are especially attentive to the needs of workers’ comp cases. Our goal is to get employees back to work quickly with minimal chance for repeat injuries by effectively working with them while openly and efficiently communicating with employers. Together we all form a partnership centered on successful, professional care.

  • ONE provides one central contact for patients, employers, nurse case managers and insurance adjusters.
  • ONE completes a work status report at each appointment
  • ONE makes electronic notes from office visits available the same day and dictated notes available within 24 hours.
  • ONE offers office visit translation services for many languages, including hearing impaired.

Communication is vital in workers’ compensation cases. ONE’s highly experienced workers’ compensation staff ensures that everyone is kept informed and up-to-date from start to finish.

  • If a patient’s injury/illness is work related, ONE staff obtains verification and authorization from the employer, case manager or adjuster.
  • ONE obtains health insurance information from the patient in case compensation claim in denied.
  • ONE coordinates all services with the patient and the employer.
  • ONE is committed to keeping case managers, adjusters and employers involved in the patient’s care. Case manager and employers are always welcome at appointments.
  • ONE provides timely updates and return-to-work slips.
  • ONE communicates promptly and thoroughly with all parties involved in directing and paying for care.

ONE physicians are skilled orthopedic specialists trained to provide expert care in specific areas, such as neck and back, hand and elbow, feet and ankle, shoulders;and more. ONE can handle any musculoskeletal medical condition or injury whether it’s an aggravating repetitive motion injury or a potentially devastating injury from an accident.

ONE physicians enjoy privileges at all area hospitals. And, with 13 locations throughout northeast Indiana, it’s easy to find a location that’s right for you.

ONE offers complete care for all of our patients, including workers’ comp cases. We also offer outpatient surgery at Parkview SurgeryONE and innovative rehabilitation services through Parkview TherapyONE.

ONE Workers’ Comp. The right care for all involved.

ONE puts patient care first while also keeping employers, insurance carriers and case managers informed of the treatment and the process. To find out more, please contact our Workers’ Compensation Department at 260-408-2231.