Workers' Compensation

Tidewater WORKS Provides:

  • An efficient intake and scheduling process, designed to get injured workers in with a specialist as quickly as possible
  • Active communication with claims adjusters, case managers, and risk managers
  • Coordinated follow-up care, to include therapy, radiology, DME, and outgoing referrals
  • Onsite imaging, including radiological services, x-ray, and an extremity MRI at the Hampton location (billable through One Call)
  • Onsite occupational therapy at the Hampton Location(billable through One Call or MedRisk)
  • Onsite physical therapy at the Hampton and Williamsburg locations (billable through One Call or MedRisk)
  • Onsite DME department at the Hampton and Williamsburg locations
  • Updated work statuses for claimants following every visit
  • Appropriate authorizations for ancillary services, surgery and all follow-up care
  • Timely submission of office notes and work status notes
  • Benchmarking standards for medical treatment return to work and maximum medical improvement
  • Working relationships which educate, evaluate, and communicate to provide ultimate benefit to employers and their injured workers
  • Ability to perform outpatient surgical procedures at the CarePlex Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center (COASC), offering low infection rates, same-day surgery, advanced technology, orthopaedic trained staff, and recovery in the comfort  of your home.

Injured Worker:

If you are an injured worker, Tidewater Orthopaedics’ physicians and staff are here to help. Please contact your employee health or human resources department at your company to report your injury. They will assist you in filing your claim with their insurance carrier.

Once your claim is filed, you can reach our workers’ compensation department at 757-637-7011 to schedule an appointment. We will need your demographic information, workers’ comp insurance carrier, claim number, and adjuster’s name and phone number

Services Include:

  • Independent Medical Evaluations
  • Second Opinions
  • Work Hardening and Work Conditioning

Our Tidewater WORKS coordinators can be reached Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

757-637-7011

Fax:  757-299-9917