I was given an impairment rating now what? If you have been given an impairment rating, typically your doctor believes you are at MMI. MMI stands for maximum medical improvement. Typically this means the doctor does not believe there is anything medically speaking that can be done to improve your condition. So then the doctor will either schedule you an FCE (functional capacity evaluation) or will look up in the AMA 5th Edition Guideline for Impairments and determined based upon your status what your impairment rating is to your injured body part or whole body.
In order to calculate what your impairment rating means to you, please see page 2 or the back of the WC-2 which you can get by going to:
If you disagree with your doctor, you should speak with a Savannah, Georgia workers’ compensation attorney to discovery what you can do moving forward.