MD: DWC Clarifies Voc. Rehab Procedures

MD: DWC Clarifies Voc. Rehab Procedures

Baltimore, MD (CompNewsNetwork) - In order to clarify the regulations and procedures recently promulgated regarding vocational rehabilitation procedures and the use of the VR-04 (Vocational Rehabilitation Dispute), VR-05 (Disputed Provider/Practitioner Selection form) and VR-06 (Agreement on the Propriety of Services & Selection of Practitioner form [below]), please note the following procedures that must be followed in order to comply with the regulations:

When there is agreement as to the selected vocational provider/practitioner and the services to be provided, a VR-06 form must be completed, signed and a fully executed copy sent to all parties (or attorneys) and the Commission. Since the provider/practitioner may not commence providing service until receipt of the form, it is very important that the parties/attorneys expedite the execution and distribution of this form. The Commission will not be issuing an order when there is agreement so the vocational provider/practitioner does not need to wait for an Order from the Commission …read more