Referral Types

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Early Intervention

Early intervention by vocational services can help an injured worker return to work, or continue to work for the employer of injury or their current employer.

Ability-to-Work Assessment

This assessment provides the claim manager information necessary to make a decision regarding an injured worker's employability or eligibility for voc rehab. It may also help injured workers plan for the future by identifying their return-to-work options.

Plan Development

During vocational plan development the vocational provider works with the injured worker to develop a training plan.

Plan Implementation / Monitoring

Vocational plan implementation and monitoring services assist the worker in successfully completing a vocational rehabilitation plan.

Stand-Alone Job Analysis

This referral type is used when L&I needs job analysis information to adjudicate a claim.

Forensic Evaluation

This is used when an adjudicator requires a comprehensive evaluation of a claim to clarify vocational issues. It is also used to make a determination whether a deceased worker was totally and permanently disabled at the time of death.

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