What should be the Maximum Temporary Disability level under Workers' Compensation?

Workers’ compensation costs for temporary disability are a function of: The compensation rate (66 2/3rds% of gross, 90% of net spendable) Waiting periods (none, 3 days, 2/5ths...

From Bob's Cluttered Desk Named a LexisNexis Top Blog for 2014

Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Bob Wilson, author of the WorkersCompensation.com blog "From Bob's Cluttered Desk" was named as a top national blogger by LexisNexis for...

Workers' Comp, Ignorance and the Tentacles of Employer Fraud

I was once told by a Florida fraud investigator that the incidence of fraud in workers' compensation was about a 50/50 scenario between employers and...

Honoring Our Veterans With Wreaths Across America

There are many beautiful places here in Sarasota that I could recommend if you ever visit the area. One spot I just added to the...

Kicking Tail and Taking Names; Letting the Customer Reward Your Employees

Monitoring employee behavior and service ability is a difficult, if not monumental task. Many employees, particularly those engaged in direct customer service,  do not operate...

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Heather Schwartz Sanderson

Heather Schwartz Sanderson

Heather Schwartz Sanderson, Esq., MSCC, CHPE, CLMP, CMSP Heather is Corporate Counsel for PMSI Settlement Solutions, an industry leading provider of Medicare-Set Aside Allocations. Heather’s primary responsibility is the education and assistance of compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. She has lectured on this topic to the workers’ compensation and liability insurance and legal communities at conferences, associations, and individual offices nationwide. Heather is a major contributor to PMSI’s MedicareInsights blog, and also has published numerous publications on court decisions and legislative reforms involving Medicare Set-Asides, conditional payments, and Mandatory Insurer Reporting issues. Understanding that compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act can be at times complex and frustrating for those that handle claims with Medicare beneficiaries, Heather’s goal is to speak and write with the primary goal being simple and understandable solutions to compliance.
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