At Assurance Medical Services, we can provide a complete range of assessments. So no matter what you’re looking for, we can help.

When an assessment is completed, we promptly provide a report that typically includes a prognosis, recovery timeline, recommendations for treatment, and the expected recovery outcomes.

All of our IME reports go through a comprehensive quality assurance process to ensure they meet our standards for the highest quality, error-free, and evidence-based reports.

Our assessment services include:

  • Addictions Assessments
  • Attendant Care Assessments
  • Capacity Assessments (forensic mental capacity)
  • Cognitive Abilities Evaluation (CAE)
  • Cognitive Demands Analysis (CDA)
  • Competitive Employability Assessment
  • Cost of Future Care Evaluation (CFC)
  • Disability Evaluations
  • Executive Medical Evaluation
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Fitness to Work (FTW) Evaluation
  • Functional Capacity/Abilities Evaluation (FCE/FAE)
  • Functional and Medical Evaluation (FAME)
  • Impairment Evaluations
  • Independent Medical Evaluation (IME)
  • Independent Psychiatric Evaluation (IPE)
  • In-Home Assessments
  • Job Demands Analysis (JDA)
  • Labor Market Survey
  • Medical Review Committee (MRC)
  • Medical Status Evaluation (MVE)
  • Mental Health Screen
  • Neuropsychological Evaluation (NPE)
  • Neuropsycho-Vocational Evaluation
  • Post-offer Employment Testing (POET)
  • Psychoeducational Evaluation
  • Psycho-Vocational Evaluation
  • Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological IME
  • Rebuttal Assessments
  • Standard of Care
  • Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluation
  • Work Site Assessments

Here are some brief descriptions of the different types of assessments to help you find the right options.

Independent Medical Evaluation (IME)

An objective medical exam. It is performed when a person is injured and the extent of the injuries needs to be confirmed and documented by a third party. It is often used to confirm or deny insurance benefits or legal settlements, and the report can also include information on return to work procedures for employers.

Independent Psychiatric Evaluation (IPE)

An independent medical evaluation that’s performed by a psychiatrist. It includes mental status evaluation and psychometric testing.

Neuropsychological Evaluation (NPE)

Assesses the examinee’s cognitive functions including memory, problem-solving, attention span, and visual perception.

Functional Abilities Evaluation (FAE)

Assesses a person’s ability to return to work or other activities. They typically involve testing for strength, endurance, effort, conditioning, and tolerances. We use state-of-the-art technology for functional testing such as the ARCON system so we are better able to serve our clients.

Functional and Medical Evaluation (FAME)

A combination of an IME and an FAE.

Fitness to Work (FTW) Evaluation

Assesses if a worker is capable of safely performing a specific job or task. It may include considering physical and mental abilities, sensory perception, skill, functional limitations, and more.

Attendant Care Assessments

Evaluates the client’s level of pre- and post-injury functional ability to perform personal tasks such as dressing, bathing, grooming, hair care, etc. The report based on this assessment includes recommendations to minimize functional barriers, promote the client’s recovery and allow the client to gradually return to their personal care activities.

In-Home Assessments

Assesses the client’s functional abilities in the home. Can include recommendations for minimizing functional barriers in the home and what accommodations are needed to speed recovery and gradually return the client to their normal activities.

Work Site Assessments

Analyzes the exact physical demands and related tasks for a specific job. It involves a physiotherapist or occupational therapist visually inspecting the workplace and quantifying the demands of the job.

Ergonomic Assessments

Examines the client’s workstation and regular tasks to assess risk factors and barriers to recovery, then find strategies or job modifications to overcome these issues.

Rebuttal Assessments

Include detailed analysis and critique of previous opinions or evaluations.

Ergonomic Assessments

Examines the client’s workstation and regular tasks to assess risk factors and barriers to recovery, then find strategies or job modifications to overcome these issues.