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Workers’ Compensation in the Triangle Area

Workers' Compensation Services in Wake County

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic provides high-quality orthopedic care for work-related injuries covered under North Carolina workers’ compensation. Our Workers’ Compensation and Industrial Rehabilitation programs are designed to restore functionality and relieve pain for employees from all industries. We work with employers to minimize lost time, protect employees from injury, and safely rehabilitate and return employees to work safely and expediently.

Work Injury Services Include:

  • Dedicated workers’ compensation coordinators and a direct hotline
  • Evidence-based return-to-work and discharge practices
  • Independent Medical Exams (IME) and Second Opinions
  • On-site Mobile MRI Diagnostic Imaging
  • Workers’ Compensation Medication Pharmacy
  • Certified Hand and Occupational Therapy Services
  • Functional Capacity Exams (FCE)

Call 919-863-6804 to speak to one of our dedicated Workers’ Compensation coordinators. 

Workers’ Compensation Appointments

To request a workers’ compensation appointment with one of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic doctors, we ask that the employer or insurance carrier complete the workers’ compensation information sheet and fax to 919-863-6809. Once the form is received, we will contact the requesting party to schedule an appointment at a convenient time.

For questions or concerns regarding workers’ compensation appointments, please contact our Workers’ Compensation Hotline: 919-863-6804.

Independent Medical Exams (IME) and Second Opinions

Occasionally an Independent Medical Exam or Second Opinion is necessary to provide the appropriate treatment to the injured worker. A “special exam” is required if the patient’s date of injury exceeds two months and they have been treated by another specialist (orthopaedist, neurologist, neurosurgeon, physiatrist, podiatrist, etc.). The injured worker’s medical records will be reviewed before scheduling an appointment.

To schedule an IME or Second Opinion, the workers’ compensation information sheet must be completed and all relevant medical records faxed to 919-863-6809 .  If medical records exceed 300 pages, you may mail them to:

Workers’ Compensation Department 

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic

3001 Edwards Mill Road, Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27612

For questions or concerns regarding IMEs or second opinions, please contact our Workers’ Compensation Hotline at 919-863-6804.

Authorization Status

The key to a timely plan of care is persistence.  Our team will actively attempt to obtain authorization for any procedure, diagnostic test, or surgery the Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic provider recommended.

For questions or concerns regarding the authorization status, please contact our Workers Compensation Hotline at 919-863-6804.

Additional Contact Information

Worker’s Compensation Locations in Wake County

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinics can provide worker’s compensation services in Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Wakefield, and West Cary – Panther Creek.

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