Public Retirement System Medical Board Reviews: Elements of Success

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Jody Simpson, RN
Commonwealth Medicine

Comprehensive evaluations of disability benefit applications is a vital responsibility for public retirement systems. Incomplete or incorrect evaluations can lead to costly mistakes in both financial and human terms. The Disability Evaluation Services team shares an framework for success public retirement systems can use to ensure their Medical Boards receive disability determinations that are complete and clinically sound.

UMass Medical School provides quality, cost-effective, timely, and comprehensive Medical Board Review Services to public retirement systems. Our team processes upwards of 40,000 applications annually for state agencies and public retirement systems that include the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) and Washington State Department of Retirement Systems.