THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES MUST BE FOLLOWED when a player receives an injury, while involved in activities organised by the Glenbeigh/Glencar club.

1.        When the injury occurs during an official competitive game, the following persons need to be notified:

(a)      The Referee.

(b)      The Team Manager/selector.

(c)

When the injury occurs during an official supervised team training session, the following persons will be notified:

(d)      The Team Manager/selector.

(e)      The Club Insurance Officer.

2.        The injured player will then complete the clubs ‘’Physiotherapy Authorisation Form”, which must then be forwarded to the club’s insurance officer.

3.        The injured player will settle the physiotherapy fee (€40) after every visit; the receipt should then be passed onto Timmy O’Sullivan or Sean Brennan who will immediately reimburse the €40 to the player.

Note: The club will only cover the 1st two visits.

In the event of the above procedures not being adhered to, the physiotherapy fee will be not covered by the club.

Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA Club Injury Scheme

What Players should do when Injured as of the 01/03/2013

To make things go as smoothly as possible and to ensure that neither the player or the club is out of pocket the club have put these guidelines together to clear a few issues up. Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA Club, its Trustees and officers are NOT responsible for any injuries caused or incurred while participating in Gaelic Games. [Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA club will however do its best to ensure that the players are not left with out of pocket expenses by claiming from the GAA Players Injury Scheme.].It is also recommended that players should have their own personal insurance. What players are covered under the GAA is an INJURY SCHEME not an insurance scheme.

If the injury is sustained in a game then the TEAM MANAGER is responsible with notifying the referee of any injured players immediately after the game. This must be done on the day/evening of the game as referees are instructed not to take details afterwards. The following slip will need to filled out by the team manager and the injured player before Physiotherapy can commence.

What Players should do when Injured as of the 01/03/2013

To make things go as smoothly as possible and to ensure that neither the player or the club is out of pocket the club have put these guidelines together to clear a few issues up. Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA Club, its Trustees and officers are NOT responsible for any injuries caused or incurred while participating in Gaelic Games. [Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA club will however do its best to ensure that the players are not left with out of pocket expenses by claiming from the GAA Players Injury Scheme.].It is also recommended that players should have their own personal insurance. What players are covered under the GAA is an INJURY SCHEME not an insurance scheme.

If the injury is sustained in a game then the TEAM MANAGER is responsible with notifying the referee of any injured players immediately after the game. This must be done on the day/evening of the game as referees are instructed not to take details afterwards. The following slip will need to filled out by the team manager and the injured player before Physiotherapy can commence.

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Physiotherapy Permission

_____________________ has permission to be treated for an injury sustained during a Match/Training on / / /. __________________ will pay for the visit before he is treated.

Permission granted by:_________________________ Date: / /

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Players when injured should contact the clubs secretary as soon as possible.

To control costs, Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA will only be able to pay a maximum of 2 physiotherapy sessions.

Step 1

Obtain a claim form. The most recent version should be used – NOT a photocopy or an old form; this current form is available to download from gaa.ie. The 1st 2 pages of the claim form (Section A) MUST be submitted within 60 days of the injury – there will be NO exceptions from this. You can also obtain the claim form from the club secretary. Fill out the first 2 pages of the claim form. No matter what the injury is, a claim form must be filled out.

Step 2

Contact the club secretary. Give the filled out 1st 2 pages of the claim form to the club secretary. Do this ASAP.

Step 3

Go to a doctor/Dentist and see what medical treatment they recommend you to get. You cannot get any medical treatment until it is prescribed by a doctor. Make sure they fill out Section E, get it stamped by the doctor or dentist and keep the get medical RECEIPT (stamped). Medical RECEIPT (stamped) is required, NOT invoices.

Step 4

Get the recommended medical treatment and keep all receipts.

Step 5

Fill out all the claim form. For medical expenses Sections E & F must be FULLY completed and signed by the appropriate persons; medical RECEIPTS (stamped) are required, NOT invoices. For Loss of Wages, as well as Sections E & F, Section C & D (employed) or Sections B & D (self-employed) must be completed. A common cause for delaying a claim is the failure to complete Section D properly; even though a claimant may not have received Social Security they MUST get a letter confirming whether they are entitled to any or not. The form goes through loss of wages etc.

Step 6

Contact the club secretary with the filled out forms and receipts. Club secretary will then complete the  forms and sends it in to Willis.

Step 7

It has to be made clear that the player has to pay the costs first and the injury scheme will reimburse these costs to the player.Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA will not honour any private payment arrangements between the player and physiotherapist unless sanctioned by the club. The quicker the player fills out the form and completes the steps the quicker the costs are recovered.

The Club Physio’s are Mura Griffin, Darval O’Sullivan and Kieran O’Shea.

For further information contact the club secretary

Peter O’Sullivan

0879408217

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What Players should do when Injured as of the 01/03/2013

To make things go as smoothly as possible and to ensure that neither the player or the club is out of pocket the club have put these guidelines together to clear a few issues up. Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA Club, its Trustees and officers are NOTresponsible for any injuries caused or incurred while participating in Gaelic Games. [Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA club will however do its best to ensure that the players are not left with out of pocket expenses by claiming from the GAA Players Injury Scheme.].It is also recommended that players should have their own personal insurance. What players are covered under the GAA is an INJURY SCHEME not an insurance scheme.

If the injury is sustained in a game then the TEAM MANAGER is responsible with notifying the referee of any injured players immediately after the game. This must be done on the day/evening of the game as referees are instructed not to take details afterwards. The following slip will need to filled out by the team manager and the injured player before Physiotherapy can commence.

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Physiotherapy Permission

_____________________ has permission to be treated for an injury sustained during a Match/Training on / / /. __________________ will pay for the visit before he is treated.

Permission granted by:_________________________ Date: / /

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Players when injured should contact the clubs secretary as soon as possible.

To control costs, Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA will only be able to pay a maximum of 2 physiotherapy sessions.

Step 1

Obtain a claim form. The most recent version should be used – NOT a photocopy or an old form; this current form is available to download from gaa.ie. The 1st 2 pages of the claim form (Section A) MUST be submitted within 60 days of the injury – there will be NO exceptions from this. You can also obtain the claim form from the club secretary. Fill out the first 2 pages of the claim form. No matter what the injury is, a claim form must be filled out.

Step 2

Contact the club secretary. Give the filled out 1st 2 pages of the claim form to the club secretary. Do this ASAP.

Step 3

Go to a doctor/Dentist and see what medical treatment they recommend you to get. You cannot get any medical treatment until it is prescribed by a doctor. Make sure they fill out Section E, get it stamped by the doctor or dentist and keep the get medical RECEIPT (stamped). Medical RECEIPT (stamped) is required, NOT invoices.

Step 4

Get the recommended medical treatment and keep all receipts.

Step 5

Fill out all the claim form. For medical expenses Sections E & F must be FULLY completed and signed by the appropriate persons; medical RECEIPTS (stamped) are required, NOT invoices. For Loss of Wages, as well as Sections E & F, Section C & D (employed) or Sections B & D (self-employed) must be completed. A common cause for delaying a claim is the failure to complete Section D properly; even though a claimant may not have received Social Security they MUST get a letter confirming whether they are entitled to any or not. The form goes through loss of wages etc.

Step 6

Contact the club secretary with the filled out forms and receipts. Club secretary will then complete the  forms and sends it in to Willis.

Step 7

It has to be made clear that the player has to pay the costs first and the injury scheme will reimburse these costs to the player. Glenbeigh/Glencar GAA will not honour any private payment arrangements between the player and physiotherapist unless sanctioned by the club. The quicker the player fills out the form and completes the steps the quicker the costs are recovered.

The Club Physio’s are Mura Griffin, Darval O’Sullivan and Kieran O’Shea.

For further information contact the club secretary

Peter O’Sullivan

0879408217

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