Occupational Medicine New Patient Information
First Appointment Information
What can you expect with your first appointment?
- Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the appointment time for initial paperwork and allow an additional 1 hour for the first appointment. The occupational medicine provider will review the specific work-related injury/illness while also conducting a thorough medical history. A comprehensive physical examination will be performed.
- At the conclusion of the appointment the plan of care will be discussed with the employee and employer. A WC164 will be provided to the employee and employer that lists any referrals made, any prescriptions, return appointments, and any work restrictions.
- A WC164 is state required form for reporting work related injuries.
- As the injured employee, expect contact from the workers’ compensation adjuster by mail or by phone.
Benefits of Workers’ Compensation:
- No co-pays: This includes visits, prescriptions, and medical equipment.
- Additional benefits may include acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, and physical therapy.
- Close follow up and longer appointment times with your medical provider (compared to primary care).
What to Bring:
- Photo ID
- First Report of Injury
- ER or Urgent Care Documentation (if applicable)
We strive to build trust with our patients to ensure the best care. Our goal is to provide quality, patient-centered care. We provide complete information regarding the work injury/illness, including expected time of recovery and treatment options based on the Colorado Workers’ Compensation Treatment Guidelines. Our goal is to get an injured employee back to work as soon as possible.