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Workers' Compensation

Nurse Case Manager

Should I Agree to a Nurse Case Manager?

“The insurance company wants to assign a nurse case manager to my case.  Should I agree?”

This is a good and difficult question.

This is what the relevant section from the Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Professional Guide for Attorneys, Physicians and Other Health Care Practitioners Guidelines for Cooperation states:

C.        Role of Rehabilitation Nurses/Nurse Case Managers

Workers' Compensation and PTSD: Connecticut Law is Slowly Coming Around

Workers' compensation law is a difficult thing to change. However, Connecticut may be close to expanding coverage to include post-traumatic stress. 

At least in special circumstances... 

...and only for police officers and first responders.

It’s an important start. But one that leaves most workers without protections against emotional trauma.