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Independent Medical Examination (IME) Questionnaire

A helpful way to gather information from a person subject to an IME (an examinee) is through the use of a written questionnaire. Please see the below sample IME questionnaire.  Note that the below form can also serve as a helpful reference for IME physicians when taking the history [...]


How to Perform the Excellent Orthopedic IME

Many of the independent medical examinations (IMEs) are musculoskeletal and performed by orthopedic physicians. What does an excellent orthopedic IME consist of?  Dr. Ronald Zipper, DO, FAOAO explained some of the elements of an excellent orthopedic IME. Pre IME Paperwork  You and your staff should, at all times be [...]


Sample IME (Independent Medical Examination) Fee Schedule

The below can be used as the basis for a written fee schedule for an independent medical examiner.  Fee and Payment Policy <Organization> values the positive relationship it has with its clients. This policy stipulates our fees and payment expectations. Independent Medical Evaluations  Fees are dependent upon the complexity [...]


How Much Does An IME (Independent Medical Examination) Cost?

Results of the 2024 SEAK Survey of IME (Independent Medical Examination) Fees and Billing Practices SEAK is proud to announce the publication of its 2024 IME Fee Survey.  The survey was conducted in June of 2024.  We received over 325 responses and were able to compile data regarding 54 [...]


Sample Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) Report Template

The below can be used as a starting point to organize your IME report. This model IME report was established many years ago my Christopher R. Brigham, MD, a national thought leader in the field on IMEs.  Versions of this standardized IME report format are used widely by students [...]

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