FAQ for the Employee

Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage that pays benefits to workers injured on the job to cover medical care, part of lost wages and permanent disability. Your employer is responsible for carrying this insurance.

If the claim is accepted, your employers workers compensation insurance company will cover all costs.

If the claim is accepted, your on-the-job injury is covered by workers’ compensation insurance.

Workers’ compensation insurance covers all medical expenses brought about from injuries that happened at work. Non-work related medical problems are covered by your regular medical insurance and are not accepted by the workers’ compensation insurance company.

You should report the accident to your employer as soon as possible. The longer it takes to report the injury, the higher the likelihood that you claim gets denied.

Yes. Brentview Medical adheres to all test result information disclosure laws. Your results are only communicated to the authorized employer representative who requested the test.

Yes, please call our office and let our staff know if you are having any problems getting your prescription filled with your workers’ compensation insurance. We will be happy to contact your employer or workers’ compensation claims examiner to help correct this problem.

You must bring an Employer Authorization of Treatment Form completed by your employer and valid photo identification, such as a driver’s license, passport, military ID, employment badge, or school identification card. Your photo identification will be copied and kept on file.

From your employer, or you can print an Employer Authorization of Treatment Form from our website.

No. As long as you have reported the injury to your employer and they are sending you with treatment authorization. The workers’ compensation insurance company pays the doctor for his/her services.

We strive to provide you with quality healthcare services in a quick, efficient manner. Typically, workers’ compensation patients are in our office under an hour for their initial evaluation, though times may vary will depending on the nature of your injury.

Yes, we treat all injuries, including broken bones, sprains, slip and falls, deep lacerations, burns, etc.

Brentwood clinic: The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Lines 3 and 4 drop off right in front of our building. The L.A. Metro Bus drops off at Wilshire and San Vicente Blvd. which is a short 2 block walk to Brentview Medical Urgent Care.

West Hollywood clinic: The L.A. Metro Bus drops off in front of West Hollywood city hall one short block away from our clinic.

Brentview Medical currently has two locations in the Greater Los Angeles area. We have easy access from all Los Angeles freeways and public bus transportation.

Yes, all of our physicians and staff are fluent in Spanish. In addition, some physicians are fluent in French

Brentview Medical’s Brentwood clinic provides validated valet parking for our workers’ comp patients at Brentwood Gardens, which is located a block West of Brentview Medical Urgent Care. Brentview Medical’s West Hollywood clinic provides parking in a lot behind the clinic.

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