As insurers, self-insureds, attorneys, practitioners and stakeholders look to see what 2020 will bring for Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance, reviewing 2019 developments may provide the industry a ... Read More
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) developments will take center-stage in 2020 and drastically impact workers’ compensation, no-fault, and general liability insurance plans/carriers.
With 2020 being an ... Read More
A fuller awareness of the risks, costs, and consequences of opioid medication use in pain management for injured workers has been growing for some time, and the search for safe, effective, and affordable ... Read More
January is viewed as an opportunity for a new start for a good reason – it is the beginning of a new year. And in the case of this year, even a new decade. Although it is literally just a manmade new ... Read More
The world needs us to stop being boring in workers’ compensation. Here comes 2020 and it is time to take a stand, make a change, and push ourselves to be better. We forget… boring is easy. It ... Read More
As states continue to examine options for managed or directed care in workers’ compensation, several questions arise. Does directed care drive better outcomes for injured workers? Why is the ... Read More
With its recent issuance of a revised WCMSA Refence Guide (with new guidelines around administration), an updated Self-Administration Toolkit and the rollout of electronic submission of attestation ... Read More
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Iowans Aren't Buying Medicare for All
There’s a big problem with Sen Bernie Sanders’ Single Payer plan. [I think it is Sen Warren’s plan too, but she’s dithering these days.]
Nope, not the cost, not the “gubmint ...