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Question about reviewing case and fees

  1. 0 I have been asked to review a case that is not within my specialty, which the attorney knows. Is there a percentage of your specialty fee that you charge for reviewing cases out of your area of expertise?
  2. Visit  MemphisOBRNC profile page

    About MemphisOBRNC

    MemphisOBRNC has '23' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'L&D- Mother/Baby'. From 'Cordova, TN'; Joined May '06; Posts: 115; Likes: 4.

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  3. Visit  sirI profile page
    I charge the same fee whether it is in my "specialty" area or not.

    You are a nurse. You know how to apply SOP/SOC across the nursing disciplines.

    If you need input and/or need to workup a case and you are uncomfortable with this because you do not have experience in that area, you can always sub-contract that case.

    But, you should be able to apply standard of care/scope of practice in the review.
    KLKRN and lecavalier4 like this.
  4. Visit  MemphisOBRNC profile page
    Thank you. I just wasn't sure and didn't want the attorney to have a heart attack or anything.
  5. Visit  sirI profile page
    I understand.

    Don't "undersell" yourself. You are an experienced RN and you know the nursing/medical issues involved. Your expertise is essential on these medically-related cases.
    KLKRN, RN1989, and lecavalier4 like this.
  6. Visit  KLKRN profile page
    I have decided that I will take on a case, and if I find it's over my head (like cardiology or OB - reading strips, for instance) I'll get a subcontractor to do that part for me.

    But I agree with SirI. I'm an RN. I can apply my experience and knowledge to any area of nursing to determine the standard of care and outcome of any given case.

    SirI: What does SOP stand for?
    RN1989 and sirI like this.
  7. Visit  sirI profile page
    SOP=scope of practice.

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