Emergency Medical Conditions (EMC) Under The Florida PIP Law:
Emergency Medical Condition is a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, which may include severe pain, such that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected to result in any of the following:
- Serious jeopardy to patient health.
- Serious impairment to bodily functions.
- Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.
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An EMC should be completed within the first few chiropractic visits from the date of injury. if the injury is not labeled as an EMC there is a cap of $2,500 of PIP medical benefits, to receive the maximum $10,000 of benefits an M.D., D.O., P.A., or N.P. are the only providers legally authorized to generate a written determination that the insured has an Emergency Medical Condition (EMC).
According to the Statute, a Chiropractor cannot determine if an Emergency Medical Condition exists.
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TeleEMC offers convenient 100% secure telemedicine exams for patients involved in automobile accidents. Our services are designed to ensure the highest quality of care within the comforts of your office. With the use of state-of-the-art hardware and software, we deliver superior patient specific interactive exams performed by our experienced health care providers.
Our staff works closely with the Chiropractic community as well as with healthcare providers. We review patients relevant medical records, notes, and diagnostic studies and perform thorough examinations to determine if an Emergency Medical Condition diagnosis exists.