Functional Capacity Evaluations

FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY EVALUATION (FCE) is a referral driven (physician, employer, insurer, attorney, etc), comprehensive evaluation intended to identify general and job specific work capabilities, return to work status, and validity/behavioral issues.

COMPONENTS

  • Referral purpose identified at time of scheduling to allow for individualized evaluation format.
  • Deadline for user friendly, legally defensible report completion agreed upon at time of referral.
  • Front page summary outlining physical and validity test results.
  • Clear, decisive return to work recommendations based upon the Physical Demands Strength Rating described in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
  • Single page Work Capacity Summary intended for easy reference to assist M.D’s with light duty, alternate job placement, or vocational rehab guidelines.
  • Frequent activity tolerance projections based upon actual repetitive material handling circuit