Offering services that reflect your needs.
- Independent Medical Examinations
(Many physicians provide Woodlake with pre-arranged IME slots.)
- Independent Medical Record Reviews
- Functional Capacity Evaluations
- Video or Non-Video Depositions
- Live Testimony
- Teleconferences with Physicians
- Independent Vocational Evaluations
OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO COMPLEMENT PRIMARY SERVICES LISTED ABOVE:
The claimant and/or attorney will be contacted at the time of scheduling for the best date, time and location to fit the claimant’s schedule.
Secure website for medical records upload
Upload medical records to our secure website in a couple easy steps to save on time and postage.
Still have paper files? We haven’t forgotten about you! We are happy to make arrangements for those files too. Just give us a call!
Notification letter to claimant and/or attorney
The language in this letter can be customized to your needs. Woodlake can send the notice to the claimant, attorney, or both, depending on your preference.
Call to confirm receipt of notification letter
To confirm receipt of the notification letter, Woodlake will call the appropriate individual seven days after the initial IME notice was sent. We will confirm receipt of the notice as well as the date and time of the IME.
Woodlake will send a check to your claimant to cover the mileage to and from their appointment on your behalf. The mileage will be itemized on the IME invoice.
Woodlake can arrange for an interpreter for various languages. The fee will be itemized on the IME invoice.
Woodlake can arrange for cab transportation to and from the exam location. The fee will be itemized on the IME invoice.
Film retrieval services
Woodlake would be happy to coordinate film retrieval. The fee will be itemized on your final invoice.
Reminder call to claimant and/or attorney
Beginning four business days prior to the date of the IME, Woodlake will call the appropriate party to remind them of the exam and to verify the claimant has directions and/or transportation to the exam. If your claimant does not speak English, an interpreter will call the claimant to remind them of the exam.
Cover letter writing services
Woodlake will draft a cover letter that includes a medical records summary and interrogatories. We will send the letter to you for editing prior to sending it to the doctor. This is an optional and complimentary service.
Verbal reports are available if requested at the time of scheduling. Typically, within a day or two following the exam, Woodlake is able to provide a verbal report from the IME physician.
Complimentary breakfast or lunch seminars at an area hotel are also available for Woodlake clients. Typically, these seminars qualify for CLE credits and/or nursing credits.
In-house medical seminars
Complimentary seminars based upon the specialty and topic of your choice can be conducted at your office. Typically, these seminars qualify for CLE credits and/or nursing credits.
Woodlake’s knowledgeable staff will help you determine the best physician for your case.