Calculating Impairment Rating for Georgia Workers’ Compensation

This video features Rebecca K. Halberg, a Workers' Compensation attorney based in Georgia.

Atlanta Workers’ Comp Attorney Explains the Guidelines

Video Transcript:

Tom Mustin: 

How is an impairment rating done for Georgia workers' compensation?

Rebecca Halberg: 

In Georgia, impairment ratings are calculated by the authorized treating physician. And per the statute, the doctors use the fifth edition of the American Medical Association guidelines, and the guidelines include specific percentages of disability based on either range of motion or specific diagnosis.

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