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Functional Capacity Evaluation

When people have a work-related injury that affects their ability to perform work tasks, we may refer them to our network of Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) providers. This network is made up of providers who have long-term contracts with us. These contracts come up for bidding periodically.

Overview of services

The FCE program assesses the abilities of workers who have suffered injuries that could affect their employment opportunities. The services evaluate a person's ability to function.

Service providers identify the person's strengths, abilities, needs and preferences by completing the following activities:

  • Subjective questionnaires
  • Real and/or simulated work activities
  • Consistency-of-effort measures
  • Standardized ability tests

Becoming a provider

Our long-term Functional Capacity Evaluation contracts come up for bidding every few years. To become a provider, you need to apply when the bidding process begins.

We post notifications on Bid Opportunities when contracts are up for bidding. All the information you need, including how to submit your bid, will be available in the posted documents.

Through Bid Opportunities, you can also sign up for automatic notifications whenever one of these bid opportunities is posted.

Submitting reports and invoices

All the information you need to complete our required paperwork is available in the contract documents you sign with us.

Functional Capacity Evaluation providers have access to our Provider Portal. This secure site lets you efficiently submit reports and invoices, check the payment status of your invoice, and receive referrals.

Need more information?

We're here to help. Please contact our Health Care Services team.