Workers' Compensation

At Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics is skilled in dealing with orthopedic injuries and workers’ compensation claims. Our medical professionals help get employee back to work quickly and safely.

Back to Work. Fast.

At Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, we’re known for getting pro athletes back on the field fast. We get the same outstanding speed and results when we care for workers in any industry.

Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics believes that the everyday worker is just as important as the professional athlete, providing a dedicated work comp department and work comp team who work hand in hand with the Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics physicians. We are able to expedite appointments, provide updated work status reports, and offer frontline communication.

Our comprehensive workers’ compensation programs across Indiana, from Tipton to Bloomington, include treatment by the area’s top orthopedic specialists. We deliver patient-centered care and integrated treatment to make recovery faster and easier.

Here is a list of things you can count on when sending your injured worker to Forte:

  • Highest quality of care
  • Seen quickly
  • Causation will be addressed
  • Work status will be done same day
  • Office note will be done within 24 hours
  • No delays in care to get the injured worker gets back to work as soon as appropriately possible.
  • Impairment ratings will be addressed within the scope of treatment, if appropriate
  • Questions or concerns will be address promptly

Frequently Asked Questions

Can an injured worker make an appointment directly?

Workers Compensation patients should be referred by their employer, adjuster, or case manager.

Do you offer second opinions for workers compensation cases?

Please call the Workers Compensation department for more details on second opinion appointments. For the Indianapolis area, call (317) 571-8269. For the Bloomington area, call (812) 803-2735.

How can we schedule an independent medical exam (IME)?

To set up an appointment for an IME, please call (317) 817-1234.

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