Services

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

DISABILITIES

GOVERNMENT

Evaluation & Treatment

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Independent Medical Evaluations

Peer Reviews

Fitness For Duty Evaluations

Health & Behavior Assessments

TeleMentalHealth

Withdrawal Management

Psychiatric/Psychological Evaluations

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Short Term Disability Evaluations

File Reviews

Evaluation & Treatment

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Independent Medical Evaluations

Peer Reviews

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

TeleMentalHealth

Evaluation & Treatment

Our capstone service offers a total solution for identifying and treating an injured workers’ mental or psychosocial issues. PsychGroup can expedite the scheduling of treatment through our nationwide network of behavioral health care providers who are well versed in addressing work related injuries.

 

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Neuropsychological evaluations are indicated for injured workers’ who have suffered from some type of brain injury, ranging from mild to traumatic. The evaluation is the administration of neuropsychological tests used in the formal assessment of cognitive function. It is essential that a neuropsychological evaluation also include an evaluation of the person’s mental status. This provides clarity around the overall level of brain function which assists with determining the appropriate course of treatment or rehabilitation program.

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT is a type of psychotherapeutic approach that differs from traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy in that the therapist and the injured worker actively work together to help expedite recovery from their mental illness. People who seek CBT can expect their therapist to be problem-focused, and goal-directed in addressing the challenging symptoms of mental illnesses.

 

Independent Medical Evaluations

PsychGroup’s Independent Medical Evaluations offer the experience and resources necessary to help you obtain expert, objective medical opinions on your most challenging psychological claims. We have easy-to-use solutions to meet your specific needs, regardless of claim demographics.

 

Peer Reviews

PsychGroup supports the workers’ compensation claims process through its specialty-matched peer review services according to established criteria and guidelines while addressing causality, reasonableness/necessity, MMI, functional capacity and/or disability.

 

Fitness For Duty Evaluations

Timely evaluation conducted by doctoral level psychologist or psychiatrist to assess an individual’s ability to work following a work incident, threat of harm or engagement in bizarre or unusual behaviors.

 

Health & Behavior Assessments

Health & Behavior assessment and intervention procedures are used to identify the psychological, behavior, emotional, cognitive, and social factors important to the prevention, treatment, or management of physical health problems.

  • Limited, structured treatment sessions using evidence based cognitive behavioral interventions
  • Health & Behavior Codes (96150 – 96155), not classified under a psychiatric diagnosis
  • Reduction in lost time
  • Significant reduction in claim costs
 

TeleMentalHealth

TeleMentalHealth is a proprietary, internet browser based, HIPAA compliant video conferencing service which allows for real-time access to behavioral health specialists. Our service creates a more efficient, convenient and potentially more cost effective delivery of care through informed decision making and enhanced quality of care. Benefits of TeleMentalHealth:

  • Enables more informed decision making and enhanced quality of care
  • Creates more efficient, convenient and potentially more cost effective delivery of care
  • Increases timeliness of treatment and decreases transfer rates while reducing medical costs through video technology
  • Allows the ability to align your injured worker with best-in-class providers specific to skill set and needs regardless of location
  • Improves administrative efficiency and coordination

Log into portal: (https://telementalhealth.psychgroup.com)

 

Withdrawal Management

Substance abuse withdrawal treatment, which prevents symptoms caused by the abrupt withdrawal of substances to which patients are physically addicted, is the first phase of substance abuse rehabilitation treatment. Our Withdrawal Management program provides inpatient or outpatient treatment that is aimed at eliminating the physical cravings so that intensive counseling and psychological rehabilitation treatment can begin.

  • Inpatient & Outpatient Treatment Programs
  • Continued Treatment
  • Full Prescription Review
 

Psychiatric/Psychological Evaluations

Independent Psychiatric or Psychological Evaluations (IPE) are performed by a licensed and PsychGroup approved psychologist or psychiatrist. While the IPE evaluator may determine the presence of mental health conditions, the employer, insurance company,or other third party administrator may have the responsibility for determining whether or not the claimant meets the definitions of disability.

 

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Indicated for individuals who have suffered from some type of brain injury, ranging from mild to traumatic.  The evaluation includes administering of neuropsychological tests used in the formal assessment of cognitive function and mental status.  This provides clarity around the overall level of cognitive function which assists in determining an individual’s specific deficits or limitations as well as the most appropriate treatment or rehabilitation program.

 

Short Term Disability Evaluations

Psychological Evaluation for Short Term Disability Claimants are brief assessments designed to determine a claimant’s diagnosis with recommendations for how treatment may better facilitate the individuals return to work.

 

File Reviews

PsychGroup supports the disability claims process through its specialty-matched file review services according to established criteria and guidelines while addressing causality, reasonableness/necessity, MMI, functional capacity and/or disability.

 

Evaluation & Treatment

Finding providers who can assist with Psychiatric IME’s is common practice but doesn’t provide the tools and resources necessary to facilitate continued treatment. PsychGroup can expedite the scheduling of treatment through our nationwide network of behavioral health care providers.

 

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Neuropsychological evaluations are indicated for individuals who have suffered from some type of brain injury, ranging from mild to traumatic. The evaluation is the administration of neuropsychological tests used in the formal assessment of cognitive function. It is essential that a neuropsychological evaluation also include an evaluation of the person’s mental status. This provides clarity around the overall level of brain function which assists with determining the appropriate treatment or rehabilitation program

 

Independent Medical Evaluations

PsychGroup’s Independent Medical Evaluations offer the experience and resources necessary to help you obtain expert, objective medical opinions on your most challenging claims. We have easy-to-use solutions to meet your specific needs, regardless of claim demographics.

 

Peer Reviews

PsychGroup can assist in the Peer Review process through its specialty-matched service offering according to established criteria and guidelines while addressing causality, reasonableness/necessity, MMI, functional capacity and/or disability.

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT is a type of psychotherapeutic approach that differs from traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy in that the therapist and the patient actively work together to help the patient recover from their mental illness. People who seek CBT can expect their therapist to be problem-focused, and goal-directed in addressing the challenging symptoms of mental illnesses.

 

TeleMentalHealth

TeleMentalHealth is a proprietary, internet browser based, HIPAA compliant video conferencing service which allows for real-time access to behavioral health specialists. Our service creates a more efficient, convenient and potentially more cost effective delivery of care through informed decision making and enhanced quality of care. Benefits of TeleMentalHealth:

  • Enables more informed decision making and enhanced quality of care
  • Creates more efficient, convenient and potentially more cost effective delivery of care
  • Increases timeliness of treatment and decreases transfer rates while reducing medical costs through video technology
  • Allows the ability to align your injured worker with best-in-class providers specific to skill set and needs regardless of location
  • Improves administrative efficiency and coordination

Log into portal: (https://telementalhealth.psychgroup.com)