The LNC Project Manager: Part 2 – The LNC Plan

Posted by on Dec 8, 2010 in Blog, Legal Nurse Consultant, LNC, LNC Plan, Project Management

Now that the LNC “punch list” has been completed, a LNC “plan” can be developed.  The LNC plan is the specific LNC product for your needs and file.   The LNC “Plan” personal loans bad creditpay down loans The plan is variable depending on your requirements, and is the “what” of the plan.  Do you need an expert, a chronology, assistance with discovery, deposition questions, billing issues? Is causality or liability the issue? Are there missing documents? A competent LNC can help with all of these, and thus create an individualized action plan. The plan can be a report/review, telephonic consultation, medical expert search, etc. How do the medical aspects of the file fit together to impact your file?  Understanding the “how” will drive and influence the other components of your plan.  The plan develops within the chosen product. Once the “what” and “how” are determined, then your time frames can be implemented accordingly. By choosing to use/consult with a LNC, you are maximizing your time and money. Remember the LNC punch list and plan should be exclusive to your needs as the client!  The product should not be a “cookie cutter” product.  You now can move forward with your claim or file in the most knowledgeable and cost effective way possible.  By consulting with someone (like a LNC) that understands both medical and legal issues, and how they affect your claim or file, you will have a better understanding of your case and better control of the file. The medical aspects of a case or file are what often drive its cost; understanding those aspects only helps you to be more effective in your resolution efforts.  Consider a LNC as your project...

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The LNC Project Manager: Part 1 – The Punch List

Posted by on Dec 1, 2010 in Blog, Legal Nurse Consultant, LNC, Project Management

The LNC Punch List   cash advance 1000 When we do anything in life, we look for a person, persons or company BEST equipped to help us with our project or need.  If you are trying to determine the size, cost or practicality of a job, you “consult” with that entity. That person/company provides you with a wealth of information about your project before you even start.  You receive a “punch list” of costs, materials, timeframes, etc.  After you have received punch list, the contractor then provides you with a “plan” for the project. That contractor has just provided you with new and beneficial KNOWLEDGE about your project. Remember that old saying… “Knowledge is POWER”. You now have the power to complete your job in the best possible way; knowledge to determine where and how to start; and knowledge to bring resolution or accomplish specific goals.   This method or philosophy also holds true for Legal Nurse Consulting (LNC). Medical issues and their influence on insurance and legal matters are complicated.  To best understand the medical details and how they affect a case or claim, a LNC is your project manager. He/she will develop a customized “punch list” and a “plan” for you!   Step one- Identify the basic needs and issues of the case/file.  This is the “punch list” for the case/file.    LNC “punch list”: ·         Screen for merit- causality and relatedness issues ·         Review/comment on alleged damages ·         Liability/negligence issues ·         Determine the providers and any missing documents ·         Economics   Critical information has just been identified in the punch list. The initial punch list provides you with a brief understanding of the basics of your case/file and working knowledge of how to proceed.  The punch list allows the LNC and client to expand the needs of the case in to a formalized plan.  Now you can move on to the LNC “plan”.   Next week… The LNC Project Manager: Part 2 – The LNC...

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