Since announcing my retirement from PartnerSource at the end of March, I’ve been reflecting on what has been a wild and wonderful ride. As I enjoy memories from decades in this business and ... Read More
Two new Medicare Secondary Payer updates (a CMS User Guide update and interesting MSP decision out of Florida) were issued last week which are covered briefly below.
Update to CMS NGHP User Guide
On April ... Read More
Spiritual beliefs, faith and/or religious practices are important in the lives of many injured workers, yet claims administrators are often uncertain about whether, when, or how, to address these issues. ... Read More
Among specialty services, diagnostic imaging—such as an MRI, CT, or PET scan—is often the first critical step to assess the severity of an injury and develop a treatment plan for prompt recovery ... Read More
As mentioned in our recent blog, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently hosted a Town Hall on April 1st. As a recap, John Albert of CMS introduced the Town Hall and stated that ... Read More
Work-related injury not only physical and mental pain, but any resulting disability also raises immediate questions Injured workers and family members often turn to their human resource (HR) and ... Read More
Almost 25 years ago, California became the first state to allow marijuana for medical use with the passage of Proposition 215. Now, 35 more states and the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin ... Read More
I am glad how the workers’ compensation industry has tackled the issue of COVID. I have a few observations here, based in part on a sample with one: my own COVID experience and my work.
I contracted ... Read More
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