Major Medical and Catastrophic Case Management

Managing a major medical or catastrophic injury case requires a nurse case manager who understands the care continuum, the recovery process for the diagnosis, how to effectively communicate with all parties involved, and is available to support the patient whenever necessary.

At Medical and Life Care Consulting, our major medical and catastrophic injury team brings together countless years of experience, expertise, and the availability to handle any catastrophic injury or illness in the Northeast Region.

Our Major Medical team provides:

  • 24/7 Accessibility and availability for new referrals
Medical and Life Care Consulting/Major Medical Case Management

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Post-Pandemic Case Management: What's Changed, What Remains the Same, and How to Prepare for What's Next
Workers' compensation and case management are inextricable from the other. Medical management professionals involved in helping an employee travel the road to recovery and return safely to work hold two different—but not discrete—responsibilities: First, to the affected employee, and second to the patient's employer. Case managers have the vision to see who and what kind of information and resources are necessary to contribute to an employee’s rehabilitation plan. They also have the talent to know which resources will best support the employee’s return to work. The modern workers' compensation treatment management model (closely tied to the coordinated care model) serves ...
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What about pain: Understand pain and options for managing pain within workers' compensation claims
Each year millions of claims are submitted by workers who may have suffered a work-related injury or illness. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private injury employers in 2019 alone. Of that figure, 888,220 nonfatal injuries and illnesses caused a private industry worker to miss at least one day of work, with 80% of injuries or illness being sprains, strains, tears, soreness, bruises, contusions, cuts, lacerations, punctures, and fractures – all, very likely, causing some degree of pain[i]. Ten to twenty percent of individuals who enter the workers' compensation system due ...
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Obesity within workers' compensation case management
The battle of the bulge has been a losing battle for many as the obesity rate for Americans has steadily increased to over 40%.[i] More and more of the population, as indicated, have problems with weight management due to a sedentary lifestyle and job duties. With increased weight, we also see an increase in related health issues, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, which are among the leading causes of death in the United States. When we consider the impact of obesity on recovery and rehabilitation within workers’ compensation case management, the effect is even more significant. In this INSIGHT article, ...
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case management during coronavirus
In the wake of COVID-19 healthcare professionals worldwide are experiencing drastic changes in how they work and care for their patients – changes which not only impact hospital and acute care professionals,  but changes with rippling impacts to health care providers in varying fields including nurse case management. Whether facing a global pandemic, or an equally significant crisis, the ability to adapt is critical for patient recovery and care. After more than a month of shelter-in-place protocols, MLCC takes a moment to re-examine workers’ compensation nurse case management and how we’re ensuring our patients continue to receive the attention and ...
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