Workers’ compensation fraud continues to be a problem. Members of the claim management team need to be aware of this problem and develop a plan for its prevention. They also need to create ... Read More
It is an issue we struggle with, and a difficult one to solve. Much of the activity in workers’ comp is centered around the concept of disability; what it is and how much it is worth for the individual ... Read More
It’s time for businesses across the country to post and electronically report their Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, more commonly known as the OSHA Form 300A. For your convenience, ... Read More
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced two upcoming webinars, aimed at addressing payment functionalities within both the Medicare Secondary Payment Recovery Portal ... Read More
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – Emergency crews rushed to a D.C. police department radio tower Wednesday to rescue a worker stuck on a radio tower.
Crews from the D.C. Fire and Emergency ... Read More
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Certain medications cause dry mouth, especially opioids. Left untreated, that can cause crumbling teeth and require extensive – and expensive — dental ... Read More
Nashville, TN (WorkersCompensation.com) – Nearly six months after the owner of a Tennessee meatpacking plant pleaded guilty to tax, insurance and workers’ compensation fraud following a raid by ... Read More
Topeka, KS (WorkersCompensation.com) - A Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled against a request for reimbursement for medical expenses, based on a failure to obtain prior authorization for treatment. The ... Read More
Aging Workforce Requires Employers to Step Up Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – More of the population is retiring at a later age according to a 2017 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In 2014, the number of workers aged ...