Continuation To Form MG-2 Attending Doctors Request For Approval Of Variance {MG-2.1} | Pdf Fpdf Docx | New York

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Continuation To Form MG-2 Attending Doctors Request For Approval Of Variance {MG-2.1}

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CONTINUATION TO FORM MG-2, ATTENDING DOCTOR'S REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF VARIANCEMG-2.1 (4-18) Continued on Reverse INSTRUCTIONS TO ATTENDING DOCTOR: This form must be filed attached to completed Form MG-2 if requesting approval for additional variance(s) in the same case. Supporting medical must be attached or identified for each request.The undersigned requests additional approval(s) to VARY from the WCB Medical Treatment Guidelines as indicated below:2.STATEMENT OF MEDICAL NECESSITY - See requirements on Form MG-2.MG-2.1A. Guideline Reference:-(In first box, indicate injury and/or condition: K = Knee, S = Shoulder, B = Mid and Low Back, N = Neck, C = Carpal Tunnel, P = Non-Acute Pain. In remaining boxes, indicate corresponding section of WCB Medical Treatment Guidelines. If the treatment requested is not addressed by the Guidelines, in the remaining boxes use NONE.) 3.4.5.Approval Requested for: Medical Necessity:Approval Requested for: Medical Necessity:Approval Requested for: Medical Necessity:Approval Requested for: Medical Necessity:Your explanation must provide the following information: - the basis for your opinion that the medical care you propose is appropriate for the claimant and is medically necessary at this time; and - an explanation why alternatives set forth in the Medical Treatment Guidelines are not appropriate or sufficient. Additionally, variance requests to extend treatment beyond recommended maximum duration/frequency must include: - a description of the functional outcomes that, as of the date of the variance request, have continued to demonstrate objective improvement from that treatment and are reasonably expected to further improve with additional treatment; and - the specific duration or frequency of treatment for which a variance is requested. Variance requests for treatment or testing that is not recommended or not addressed, must include: - the signs and symptoms that have failed to improve with previous treatments provided according to the Medical Treatment Guidelines; and - medical evidence in support of efficacy of the proposed treatment or testing- may include relevant medical literature published in recognized peer reviewed journals. Date(s) of previously denied variance request: Date of service of supporting medical in WCB case file, if not attached: Guideline Reference:-(In first box, indicate injury and/or condition: K = Knee, S = Shoulder, B = Mid and Low Back, N = Neck, C = Carpal Tunnel, P = Non-Acute Pain. In remaining boxes, indicate corresponding section of WCB Medical Treatment Guidelines. If the treatment requested is not addressed by the Guidelines, in the remaining boxes use NONE.) Guideline Reference:-(In first box, indicate injury and/or condition: K = Knee, S = Shoulder, B = Mid and Low Back, N = Neck, C = Carpal Tunnel, P = Non-Acute Pain. In remaining boxes, indicate corresponding section of WCB Medical Treatment Guidelines. If the treatment requested is not addressed by the Guidelines, in the remaining boxes use NONE.) Guideline Reference:-(In first box, indicate injury and/or condition: K = Knee, S = Shoulder, B = Mid and Low Back, N = Neck, C = Carpal Tunnel, P = Non-Acute Pain. In remaining boxes, indicate corresponding section of WCB Medical Treatment Guidelines. If the treatment requested is not addressed by the Guidelines, in the remaining boxes use NONE.) WCB Case #: Date of Injury/Illness: Claim Administrator Claim (Carrier Case) #: Patient's Name: Social Security No.: Doctor's Name: NPI No.: WCB Authorization No.: Date(s) of previously denied variance request: Date of service of supporting medical in WCB case file, if not attached: Date(s) of previously denied variance request: Date of service of supporting medical in WCB case file, if not attached: Date(s) of previously denied variance request: Date of service of supporting medical in WCB case file, if not attached: MG-2.1 (4-18)HEALTH PROVIDER'S CERTIFICATION INSURER'S/EMPLOYER'S NOTICE OF INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (IME) OR MEDICAL RECORDS REVIEW The insurer/employer hereby gives notice that it will have the claimant examined by an Independent Medical Examiner and submit Form IME-4 within 30 calendar days of the Variance Request, with respect to: Insurer's response to the variance request is indicated in the checkboxes below. If any additional request(s) are denied, give reason(s) for denial or partial granted below. Identify reasons by Request No. 2-5. (Attach written report of medical professional for each denial as explained on Form MG-2.) I certify that the provider's variance request initially denied above is now granted or partially granted for the following requests: Request No. 2 Request No. 3 Request No. 4 Request No. 5 THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD EMPLOYS AND SERVES PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION.B.INSURER'S/EMPLOYER'S RESPONSE TO ADDITIONAL VARIANCE REQUEST(S) C. I certify that I am making the above request for approval of a variance and my affirmative statements are true and correct. I certify that I have read and applied the Medical Treatment Guidelines to the treatment and care in this case and that I am requesting this variance before rendering any medical care that varies from the Medical Treatment Guidelines. I certify that the claimant understands and agrees to undergo the proposed medical care. A copy was sent (see address on instruction page) to the Workers' Compensation Board, and copies were provided to the claimant222s legal representative, if any, to the claimant if not represented, and to any other parties of interest within two (2) business days of the date below. In addition, I certify that I do not have a substantially similar request pending and that this request contains additional supporting medical evidence if it is substantially similar to a prior denied request. Request No. 2 Request No. 5 Request No. 4 Request No. 3 Granted Burden of Proof Not Met Denied Granted in Part Without PrejudiceRequest No. 2:Name of the Medical Professional who reviewed the denial, if appropriate:I certify that copies of this form were sent to the Treating Medical Provider requesting the variance, the Workers' Compensation Board, the claimant's legal representative, if any, and any other parties of interest, with the written report of the medical professional in the office of the insurer/employer/self-insured employer/Special Fund attached, within two (2) business days of the date below. I request that the Workers' Compensation Board review the insurer's denial of my doctor's for approval to vary from the Medical Treatment Guidelines. I opt for the decision to be made by the Medical Arbitrator designated by the Chair or through WCB adjudication. I understand that if either party, the insurer or the claimant, opts in writing for resolution through adjudication, the case shall proceed for proposed decision and, if not therein resolved, to a WCB hearing. I understand that if neither party opts for resolution by adjudication, the variance issue will be decided by a medical arbitrator and the resolution is binding and not appealable under WCL 247 23. CLAIMANT'S/CLAIMANT'S REPRESENTATIVE REQUEST FOR REVIEW OF SELF-INSURED EMPLOYER'S/INSURER'S DENIALD.DENIAL INFORMALLY DISCUSSED AND RESOLVED BETWEEN PROVIDER AND CARRIERE. Patient Name: WCB Case Number: Date of Injury:NOTE to Claimant/Claimant's Attorney or Licensed Representative: The claimant should only sign this section after the request is denied. This section should not be completed at the time of initial request. Request No. 2 Request No. 3 Request No. 4 Request No. 5(Please complete if request is denied.) If the issue cannot be resolved informally, I opt for the decision to be made by the Medical Arbitrator designated by the Chair or through WCB adjudication. I understand that if either party, the insurer or the claimant, opts in writing for resolution through adjudication, the case shall proceed for proposed decision and, if not therein resolved, to a WCB hearing. I understand that if neither party opts for resolution by adjudication, the variance issue will be decided by a medical arbitrator and the resolution is binding and not appeala

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