One of the most common and oftentimes difficult issues parties face when settling claims with Medicare beneficiaries is how to best resolve Medicare conditional payment claims. This is true in ... Read More
Workers’ compensation payers typically use Functional Capacity Evaluations, known as FCEs, to help guide difficult return-to-work decisions.
A return-to-work FCE evaluates an injured employee’s ... Read More
The term “core strength” seems to be one of the most commonly used phrases when discussing health and fitness. Most group fitness classes include a core section or are solely ... Read More
In workers’ compensation, catastrophic injuries transpire with relatively low frequency. When they do occur, however, payers demand an all-hands-on-deck approach that calls upon specialized experts to ... Read More
Have you ever been on the flip side of a workers’ compensation claim? Where you were the injured worker? If you have not, have you ever put yourself in the injured worker’s shoes? Or had a family ... Read More
As we enter the back half of 2021, roughly 51% of US citizens are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and another 9.3% are partially vaccinated. (https://ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations?country=USA). ... Read More
Recently, there has been increasing discussion about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), not only in the general population but also in the workers’ compensation realm in regards to COVID-19. From ... Read More
It is time for employers to take control of the workers’ compensation process to reduce program costs. This includes taking responsibility for contacting the injured employee, obtaining the required ... Read More
If you have heard me speak about Medicare Secondary Payer compliance over the last 20 years, then you have heard me sounding the bell about the importance, gravity, and seriousness of paying ... Read More
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On Prevention, Covid, and Walking the Earth There are times when pondering in this blog takes a circuitous route, meandering in thought and occasionally ending up back right where it started. Today is likely one of those days. It is Friday, after all, ...