How to know when it’s time for a professional medical records review:
Are you facing…
- More medical records than you or your staff can review and summarize?
- A plaintiff with a complex medical history?
- A claim where the cost of care and residuals appears inconsistent with the mechanism of injury?
- A personal injury case with extensive trauma and the anticipation of lifelong care?
- Terminology in medical records that needs to be translated into lay terms?
The truth is in the medical records. We find it.
MLCS nurses are adept at efficiently organizing and reviewing medical records, then succinctly summarizing and analyzing them. With us, you get a report that explains the nature and extent of the injury, treatment, and prognosis in lay terms, using current medical literature. Our medical records review services include a discussion of a natural history of injury and illness, the strengths and weaknesses of the defense, and an analysis of the billing.
Medical Records Review Reports
Our review and reports are tailored to your needs. Our typical report includes the following:
- A chronological timeline of medical events, with customizable formats available.
- Analysis of medical records, with discussion of nature and extent of injury. This includes investigating alternative explanations for the alleged complaints and addressing issues of exacerbation, aggravation, disability and impairment, where applicable.
- Identification of strengths and weaknesses regarding the allegation.
- Review of medical specials for consistency with services and injuries reported.
- Comparison of charges of diagnostics and treatment against expected fee range.
- Identification and listing of missing and incomplete records.
MLCS nurses are available for limited assignments, such as medical record chronology, analysis of medical specials only, consulting on long-term needs for catastrophic injuries, researching medical-related topics, and assistance with locating expert witnesses.
- Individual phone consultation with a Legal Nurse Consultant.
- Analysis of payments and adjustments on cases involving Medicare/Medicaid recipients.
- Identification, listing and description of diagnostics codes related and unrelated to the alleged injury.