Workers’ Compensation in San Clemente

Welcome to Hybrid MD Urgent Care Workers’ Compensation

Hybrid MD Urgent Care in San Clemente is here to help employers and employees for any work-related injuries. Any work-related injuries can be processed thru Workers’ Compensation Insurance Companies or  Direct Invoice to Employers in the case of First Aid.

If you are a NEW EMPLOYER or EMPLOYEE and you are interested in choosing us as your Primary Workers’ Compensation Facility, please download this form and fill out all the information. You may fax or email the completed form back to us. If your company has a specific form, you may use and bring it with you during the employee’s first visit.

Click the following link  to download our Authorization and Company Registration Packet: CLICK HERE

New Workers’ Compensation Guidelines for Employees and Employers:

  • Injured Employees need to report your injury or illness immediately to your supervisor or Human Resource (HR) department
  • Employers will contact the Workers Compensation to report the incident/claim. The claim adjustor will provide a claim number.
  • All new injuries will be required to present an Authorization Form obtained from either the Employer or the Insurance Company before the employees can be seen. Verbal agreements are not acceptable.
  • Progress Report and Work Status note are available on the same day of treatment. Our office will fax it over directly to HR or any intended Employer Medical Care Supervisor.
  • Work modifications will be recommended if necessary.
  • If a post-injury drug screening is required, please inform our facility beforehand.
  • For any additional information or questions, please feel free to call or email us.

What would be considered First Aid and what is “Medical Treatment”?

Chapter 7. Division of Labor Statistics and Research.

Subchapter 1. Occupational Injury and Illness Reports and Records

Article 2. Employer Records of Occupational Injury or Illness

If a work-related injury results in “Medical Treatment” beyond first aid, employers MUST record it to California State/OSHA.

(A) What is the definition of Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment” means the management and care of a patient to combat disease or disorder.

(B) What is “first aid”?

  • Using non-prescription medications at nonprescription strength
  • Administering tetanus immunizations
  • Cleaning, flushing, or soaking wounds on the skin surface
  • Using wound coverings, such as bandages, Band-Aids, gauze pads, etc., or using steristrips or butterfly bandages (Other wound closing devices such as sutures, staples, etc are considered medical treatment)
  • Using hot and cold therapy
  • Using any totally non-rigid means of support, such as elastic bandages, wraps, non-rigid back belts, etc (devices with rigid stays and other systems designed to immobilize parts of the body are considered medical treatment)
  • Using temporary immobilization devices while transporting an incident victim (splints, slings, neck collars or back boards)
  • Drilling a fingernail or toenail to relieve pressure, or draining fluids from blisters
  • Using eye patches
  • Using simple irrigation or a cotton swab to remove foreign bodies not embedded in or adhered to the eye.
  • Using irrigation, tweezers, cotton swab or other simple means to remove splinters or foreign material from areas other than the eye
  • Using finger guards
  • Using massages (Physical therapy or chiropractic treatment care is considered medical treatment)
  • Drinking fluids to relieve heat stress

The administration of a tetanus or booster shot, BY ITSELF, is not considered medical treatment. However, injuries requiring tetanus shot may be recordable for other reasons.

(C) Are any other procedures included in first aid?

NO. This is a complete list of all treatments considered first aid purposes of Article 2.

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