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A fraudulent slip?

Gabrielle Lis

A Vic Ombudsman's report into "dodgy" doctors exploiting WorkSafe loopholes has saved employers $$. Has it also jeopardised RTW relationships?

Rightly or wrongly, when we think of workers’ compensation scams the first thing that tends to come mind is a “dodgy” claimant rorting the system. However, in Victoria recently a different kind of rort – allegedly perpetrated by medical service providers – has been making the headlines, leading to a three-way argy bargy between the Australian Medical Association (AMA), WorkSafe Victoria and the Victorian Ombuds...

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