Medical Consultants Network, Inc.

1200 6th Ave., Ste. 1800
Seattle , WA 98101
Web Site
Phone: 206-447-3449
Fax: 206-287-1908

MCN provides medical judgment services nationwide. We have a leading network of board certified and active practice physicians that we hold to the highest standards of performance and quality. With our advanced systems and excellent staff, we are able to provide value: quality, speed and service at a fair price.

MCN has a network of over 36,000 physician consultants nationwide.

The physicians in the MCN network are board certified and active practice. All of them were recruited directly by MCN. Every MCN physician is trained and held to our strict standards of quality and service.

INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EVALUATIONS (IME)

IMEs provide answers to questions about the medical nature, origin, and treatment of injuries. MCN offers IME services nationwide for insurance claims professionals, self-insured groups, attorneys, and workers' compensation programs. With a national network of thousands of qualified specialists and a staff experienced in all aspects of the IME process, MCN supplies high quality IME services from start to finish.

All Inclusive IME Services

- Prompt scheduling
- Chart preparation
- Communication between client, claimant, and physician
- Diagnostic testing arrangement
- Expedited appointments upon request
- Quality Assurance
- Credentialing of physicians
- Physician orientation
- Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE)
- Panel Evaluations of multiple specialties

Our service standards are the highest in the industry. We deliver on our promise of QUALITY, SPEED, and SERVICE while insuring that you are kept up to date every step of the way. Here are some of the strict standards of service that we adhere to at MCN.

- Exams scheduled with board certified, active-practice physicians

- Appointments confirmed with client within 48 hours of request

-Exams scheduled within 10 business days of request

- Draft of report available within 48 hours of exam

- Client Service Specialists ensure reports address all important issues and are conclusive

- Final report within 7 days of exam

PEER REVIEWS

Often, claims raise questions regarding the delivery, appropriateness or necessity of medical services. When an examinee evaluation is not required or possible, use MCN's Peer Review services. MCN will compile complete medical histories, have a qualified physician consultant review all medical records, and provide a comprehensive report.

All Inclusive Peer Review Services:

- Prompt scheduling

- Chart preparation

- Communication between client and physician

- Quality assurance

- Credentialing physicians

- Physician orientation

Our service standards are the highest in the industry. We deliver on our promise of QUALITY, SPEED, and SERVICE while insuring that you are kept up to date every step of the way.

Questions? Call 1.888.626.4637

email: bgrant@mcn.com

or go to:

http://www.mcn.com

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MCN's consultants are all appropriately credentialed in their respective specialties. MCN staff can provide individual qualifications upon request.

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: MCN participates in many organizations on a national and regional basis. Individual consultants choose to join those organizations relevant to their specialties or interests.

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Individual consultants are members of many medical school faculties and regularly present and publish in their specialties.

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: MCN performs thousands of evaluations monthly, in all regions of the country. Many of these are evaluations only, but a consistent number involve testimony and litigation.

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: All medical specialties and alternative therapies. See listing of specialties.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Fewer than 5%. Most of MCN's clients are claims managers and attorneys involved in the defense of claims.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Over 95% are at the request of insurance carriers, defense attorneys, government and similar entities.
We serve the casualty, workers' compensation, and disability markets.

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: MCN consultants are regularly deposed in the course of their practice.

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: See above.

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: MCN consultants are routinely qualified as witnesses.

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: MCN consultants routinely testify.

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: MCN was founded in April 1985 and is currently in it's 19th year.

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: IME's, Peer reviews, Functional Capacity Assessment, Medical Bill review, Psychological assessments.

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Please contact MCN for specific costs.

References

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