Occupational Rehabilitation 1
When people have an injury at work and need rehabilitation, we may refer them to our network of Occupational Rehabilitation service providers. This network is made up of providers who have contracts with us.
Overview of services
We work with physical therapists and kinesiologists to develop customized plans for a worker's safe and lasting return to work.
Here are some examples of what a treatment plan might include:
- Activities to promote flexibility, strength, and aerobic conditioning
- Real or simulated work activities
- Education focused on soft tissue healing, the value of exercise, proper posture and body mechanics
- Return-to-work planning and support, which may include one or more job site visits
Becoming a provider
Our Occupational Rehabilitation 1 (OR1) 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 contracts 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.
Occupational Rehabilitation providers have access to our Provider Portal. This secure online portal lets you efficiently receive referrals, submit reports and invoices, and check the status of your payment.
Need more information?
We're here to help. Please contact our Health Care Programs team.