When you get hurt or sick because of your job, you qualify for workers’ compensation, a type of insurance that covers your medical care and a portion of your lost wages. At Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy in Kihei, Kahului, and Lahaina, Hawaii, Lane Thaut, DO, and the team provide medical care for patients on workers’ compensation. The team offers urgent care to manage the initial injury or illness and ongoing medical interventions and physical therapy. Call or schedule your worke
Workers’ compensation is a system of laws that protects employees who get injured or sick as a result of their job. The system covers a portion of lost wages because of their injury or illness, as well as any medical care they need.
Workers’ compensation laws differ in each state. Because workers’ compensation insurance is different from health insurance, not all health care providers treat work-related injuries and illnesses.
Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy has offices island-wide and provides urgent care, medical management, and physical therapy for workers’ compensation patients. If you're injured or sick from your job, the team at Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy can help.
You should get medical care right away when you have a work injury. Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy is an urgent care clinic where medical professionals can perform your initial work injury evaluation. Getting an accurate diagnosis from the start ensures you get the right care for a faster recovery.
You can expect a compassionate and patient-centered workers’ compensation medical evaluation at Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy.
Your provider asks detailed questions about your injury and how it happened. They review your symptoms and medical history and examine the injured body part. Your provider may also order onsite X-rays to confirm or rule out a diagnosis.
Your provider at Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy talks to you about their findings and creates your treatment plan.
Treatment for workers’ compensation depends on your diagnosis and the severity of symptoms. Your treatment plan may include:
The goal of your treatment plan is to heal your injury so you can get back to your regular job duties as quickly and safely as possible.
The medical team collaborates with the physical therapy team to ensure continuity of care.
For expert workers’ compensation medical management, call Minit Medical Urgent Care and Physical Therapy or schedule an appointment online today.