A New Approach to Worker’s Compensation

Almost all work-related injuries are orthopaedic in nature. And covering these injuries is the most important, and most expensive aspect of your company’s occupational medicine program. At MidAmerica Orthopaedics, we have a different philosophy about Worker’s Compensation. Our direct to specialist Occupational Medicine Program benefits both employers and employees by providing expert and efficient patient care while reducing compensation costs. Here’s how!

Expert Care and Streamlined Management

Our expert physicians have a prominent reputation for handling worker’s compensation cases. Their expertise combined with dedicated case management, a strong return-to-work program, in-house ancillary services, and our licensed Orthopaedic Surgery Center ensures that your employees receive the best comprehensive care. Everything is done at one location, which accelerates the process and gets employees back to restricted work programs as quickly and simply as possible.

Not only that, but we lessen your stress even more by making all the information you need to manage your claim available with just one phone call.

Orthopaedic Immediate Care

MidAmerica Orthopaedics provides direct-to specialist immediate care services as a part of our Occupational Medicine Program. What that means is your employees won’t have to wait in the emergency room or clinic only to be referred to a specialist. Our orthopaedic specialists are on-site at the time of injury. And with our Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center (link to that page), emergency cases can be handled the same day.

Click here to learn more about Orthopaedic Immediate Care.
Outpatient Surgery Center

Our outpatient surgery center in Palos Hills provides high quality, cost-effective patient care. Here, we are able to provide the whole spectrum of patient care including the initial evaluation, Radiology, MRI, EMG, and Physical and Occupational Therapy, all at one location. Additionally, both elective and emergency surgery can be performed at our outpatient center by one of our specialists in a timely manner.

Not only does our outpatient center save you time it also costs 30-40% less than hospital, or hospital-owned facilities. The infection rate is also 10x lower.

There are several procedures that can be performed at Palos Hills Outpatient Center including:

  • Emergency Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery

Click here for more information about our Outpatient Center in Palos Hills.

Overview of Benefits and Services

Our Occupational Medicine Program offers unique, specialty services along with other key worker’s compensation services. These benefits and services include:

  • Definitive Care by our Orthopaedic Specialists at the time of injury
  • Lower costs of claims with direct to specialist referrals
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • Drug Testing
  • Case Management
  • On-site Occupational/Physical Therapy
  • Ancillary Services (EMG/MRI scan)
  • Translation Services (Spanish/Polish)
Request an Evaluation

Contact us today to learn more about how MidAmerica Orthopaedics and our specialized Occupational Medicine Program can benefit both you and your employees. You can request an Independent Medical Evaluation for your company or organization by filling out this convenient online form.

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