IME. Independent Medical Exam. And just how independent is the so-called IME? The New York Times has looked behind the curtain in New York, and it doesn’t like what it saw.
Here is an excerpt: "’If you did a truly pure report,” [the IME doctor] said later in an interview, “you’d be out on your ears and the insurers wouldn’t pay for it. You have to give them what they want, or you’re in Florida. That’s the game, baby.’”
Here is the article.