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Workers’ Compensation Q & A – Workers Comp FAQ
What is Workers’ Compensation?
Worker’s compensation (workman’s comp) is a New York state-mandated insurance program that provides compensation to workers who have suffered job-related injuries and illnesses. In general, an employee with a work-related illness or injury can get workers’ compensation benefits regardless of who was at fault.
Workers’ comp will cover hospital and medical expenses that are necessary for treating your injury, but it also provides disability payments while you are unable to work. For the most accurate information, it is best to contact New Yorks’s workers’ compensation office. http://www.wcb.ny.gov/medicalportal/
Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Long-Term Problems and Illnesses?
Many workers receive compensation for injuries that are caused by overuse or misuse over a long period of time (An overuse injury is any type of muscle or joint injury, such as tendinitis or a stress fracture, that’s caused by repetitive trauma.) (https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/overuse-injury/art-20045875), not just accidents.
For example, repetitive stress injuries or chronic pain problems. You may also be eligible for compensation for some illnesses and diseases that are the result of work conditions. This can include heart conditions, lung disease, and stress-related digestive problems.
Can I Be Treated By My Own Doctor?
In New York, you are entitled to choose your own workers’ comp doctor to treat a work-related injury, as long as the doctor has been authorized by the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board.
Health Care Providers: Physicians and Board-authorized providers. (CitiMed Map Link)
Are All Employees Covered By Workers’ Compensation?
Businesses in New York State must have workers’ compensation coverage for all employees. The rule includes part-time employees and family members employed by the company. Employers must have a workers’ compensation insurance policy. Workers Comp NYC
Types of workplace injuries
There are many types of workplace injuries. Some common injuries include
* Sprains and strains
* Cuts and lacerations
* Eye injuries
* Back injuries
* Neck injuries
* Head injuries Prevention
See also * Occupational safety and health * Workers‘ compensation Category: Injuries Category: Occupational safety and health
Please call the CitiMed Corp office for questions regarding insurance. We accept most insurance plans that do not require a referral from a Primary Care Physician and will do our best to inform you of your co-pays, deductibles, and network participation.
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