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What is an IME?

A. Richey

IME stands for Independent Medical Examination. They are used for a variety of reasons, depending on the situation.

IME stands for Independent Medical Examination.  An IME is: A comprehensive review by a health practitioner of a patient's medical condition/s. Aimed at evaluating all available medical evidence, addressing relevant issues and providing a report on the current status, including recommendations and advice. The IME request may be made by a workers compensation insurer, a life insurer regarding income protection, an e...

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