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At Golden State Orthopedics & Spine, our doctors and staff are dedicated to the treatment of the injured worker. We take a team approach in ensuring that each worker gets the care they need and deserve. We work closely with patients, employers, case managers, adjusters, and insurance companies to provide complete care for so that workers may return as safely and swiftly as possible.

Whether immediate treatment, a second opinion, or an independent medical examination is needed, Golden State Orthopedics & Spine has the most comprehensive array of general and specialty orthopedic services including

  • Digital X-Ray: Our diagnostic X-ray system presents a clear, detailed image to our doctors, giving them highly accurate information for diagnosis and treatment
  • Ultrasound: Our specialists provide ultrasound imaging, a nonoperative technique that aids in diagnosing musculoskeletal conditions, including arthritis and tendon tears
  • MRI: Our MRI scanners are designed to visualize non-bony parts or “soft tissue” areas such as muscles, ligaments and tendons.

OUR WORK COMP CONTACTS ARE DETERMINED BY CITY:

  • CAPITOLA
  • LOS GATOS
  • MORGAN HILL
  • SAN JOSE
  • WATSONVILLE

For the cities above please contact our Work Comp Department at:

Golden State Orthopedic & Spine
Worker Compensation Department
340 Dardanelli Lane, Suite 10, Los Gatos CA 95032

Phone: 408-412-8106

E-Mail: workcomp@orthonorcal.com

Fax: 408 412-8122

  • ALL OTHER CITIES

For all other cities please contact our Work Comp Department at:

Golden State Orthopedic & Spine
Worker Compensation Department
2625 Shadelands Drive, Walnut Creek CA 94598

Phone: 925-210-8610

E-Mail: workcomp@muirortho.com

Fax: 925 933-4830

In California, most employers are required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you were injured at work, suffered an injury as a result of work-related activities, or have become ill because of work, there is a good chance that you are eligible for workers’ comp benefits. These benefits should cover your lost income, medical costs, and other expenses. For more detailed information about reporting a work-related injury and filing a claim, please visit the Department of Industrial Relations Workers’ Comp page.

In order to receive fair and accurate benefits from workers’ comp, you will need appropriate medical documentation.

For Golden State Orthopedics & Spine to bill for a work-related injury, we must have an authorization from your workers’ compensation carrier prior to receiving treatment. Should a work-related injury be identified after treatment has begun, it will not be possible to bill your workers’ compensation carrier for costs already incurred.

For employers, case managers, and claims adjusters, we strive to ensure an efficient and trouble-free process in scheduling appointments, answering questions, and providing assistance wherever needed.

The specially educated staff of our established Workers’ Compensation Department understands the challenges inherent in Worker Compensation cases and will facilitate the many business-related aspects of the program. While our physicians treat the physical needs of the patient, the staff facilitates appointments, work status, and doctor communication.

Our workers’ compensation team first considers nonsurgical, conservative treatment, and will only recommend surgery as a last resort.

We look forward to meeting your needs and those of your injured workers by providing exceptional care, timely reporting and appropriate early return to work.

 

If you are an attorney or adjuster, please visit this Worker Compensation information for our office policy and the authorization process. Thank you.