The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), like most government administrative agencies, generally moves at its own pace. After alluding to an updated re-review process in December of 2016, CMS ... Read More
It is important for attorneys and members of the claims management team to understand the impact Social Security Disability (SSDI) has on their claims. This is due to many reasons, including the increasing ... Read More
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Few topics in workers compensation have created as much ... Read More
Longwood, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids are involved in most fatal overdoses. Although illicit opioids play a role, ... Read More
1. “What is my risk if my client makes mistakes with their MSA?”
2. “What’s the chance that Medicare denies my client’s care because they misused or misreported their Medicare Set Aside funds?
3. “Why ... Read More
The NWCDN and Thomas A Robinson of LexisNexis recently partnered as Co-editors-in-chief to prepare the 2017 edition of “Workers’ Compensation Emerging Issues Analysis.” This is an excellent book ... Read More
The highly anticipated Commercial Repayment Center (CRC) contractor transition from CGI Federal to Performant Recovery was discussed in a CMS Town Hall presentation this afternoon. The stated goal: seamless, ... Read More
The US Department of Homeland Security published a notice in the Federal Register barring Haitians from being issued low skilled work visas.
The Notice has an effective date of January 18, ... Read More
In the past few years there has been a rise in the number of cases where injured workers have been loaned money in advance of their workers’ compensation settlements by private pre-settlement companies. ... Read More