University Evaluations
The Department of Workers' Claims' medical schedulers are responsible for the coordination of scheduling university evaluations at the University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital and Commonwealth Respiratory Consultants, pursuant to KRS 342.315. Examinations are conducted in all hearing loss claims, occupational disease claims and in claims by order of an administrative law judge.

Timely scheduling of university evaluations by the universities and preparing and sending reports are elements that are critical to the success of the program.

Statutes and Regulations
KRS 342.315: Medical evaluations by university medical schools -- Procedures -- Report -- Payment of costs -- Performance assessment of medical schools.
Shari Lafoe
Phone: 502-782-4487
Fax: 502-564-5741
Sherry Wilson
Phone: 502-782-4551
Fax: 502-564-5741
Tina Gaines
Phone: 502-782-4511
Fax: 502-564-5741
University Evaluations Statistics
Fiscal Year: 2014 - 2015
1,006 total claims requiring university evaluations
  • 179 scheduled with the University of Kentucky
  • 312 scheduled with the University of Louisville
  • 260 scheduled with Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital
  • 255 scheduled with Commonwealth Respiratory Consultants