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Revisions to the MIG

Were you dreaming of sweeping changes to the Minor Injury Guidelines? Keep dreaming. “The revised MIG provides direction for billing practices when a claimant changes health practitioners within the MIG, and direction on the integration of extended health care...

Will ownership of a clinic be regulated?

Will ownership of a clinic be regulated? Allegations of fraud in the Ontario auto insurance rehabilitation industry are increasing. One remedy would be the regulation of clinic ownership. Based on this recent Toronto Star article it appears that the government is...

Is Chronic Pain a path out of the MIG?

On Saturday June 6, 2011 I presented to a group of Chronic Pain Physicians: Overview of the new SABS (Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule) relative to the new Minor Injury Guidelines, Functional Evaluations and Chronic Pain assessments. One has to query whether the...

Is the $3500 Minor Injury cap enough?

I receive a number of calls a week from health care professionals stating that their patients are not fully recovered at the end of the MIG. This week I did some research: According to Canadian Underwriter, between 1 and 20% of claims were treated in the PAF....