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CAT claim – Catastrophic designation (designation through the SBWC)

CAT scan, CT or CT scan – Computed Tomography (medical procedure)

CMS – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

FCE – Functional Capacity Evaluation

Depo – Deposition

IME – Independent Medical Examination

MMI – Maximum Medical Improvement

MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MSA – Medicare Set-Aside

O.C.G.A. – Official Code of Georgia Annotated

PPD – Permanent Partial Disability

PT – Physical Therapy

SITF – Subsequent Injury Trust Fund

TPD – Temporary Partial Disability

TTD – Temporary Total Disability

WC or Workers Comp – Workers’ Compensation

WCMSA – Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside

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