Doctor’s Paid to Help Long Term Disability Carriers with Their Claim’s Denials
The Long Term Disability insurance company has an army of doctors to write disability reports saying that you are capable of working at least a sedentary position and these opinions carry more weight in court than even the opinion of a treating physician.
Long Term Disability peer review doctors aren’t required to see you. They simply review the medical records sent to them by the Long Term Disability insurance company and render an opinion about your level of physical functioning.
If the peer review doctor, who can be paid millions over years, writes that you are capable of at least working in a sedentary capacity you lose your Long Term Disability benefits. Doctors such as psychiatrist, Steven Gerson, are well known in the disability world for writing favorable report after favorable report for Long Term Disability insurance companies.
If you’ve received a denial letter from you Long Term Disability carrier on the basis of a peer review report, you need assistance with your Long Term Disability claim immediately. Remember you only have 180 days in which to file an appeal or the insurance company wins. Don’t let the Long Term Disability carrier and peer review doctors rob you of your peace of mind.