On March 1, 2019, Senator Keith Perry filed Senate Bill 1636 (SB1636). As yet, there are no "related bills" in the House of Representatives. This is worthy of note because adoption of a new law in ... Read More
The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC) has announced that the Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act was introduced yesterday, February 27, 2019 in the U.S. House of Representatives as ... Read More
The Florida Bar filed a Petition for Emergency Suspension recently in a case styled The Florida Bar v. Ashley Ann Krapacs. The Petition provides an illustration of some of the perils of social media. In it, ... Read More
The Connecticut Appellate Court decision illustrates some interesting aspects of workers' compensation. Melendez v. Fresh Start General Remodeling and Contracting, 183 A.3d 670 (Conn. App. 2018). Fresh ... Read More
As a college student, I interned with my U.S. Senator, an experience that provided an early glimpse into my future career working with lawmakers in two of the most regulated fields of healthcare and ... Read More
I recently penned Reminded of Death Benefits, including a discussion of a tragic event in Michigan in which an employee was found submerged in a vat of acid solution. He was rescued and treated by ... Read More
The Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) industry is not only experiencing increased recovery demands from Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPs) as of recently, but are also experiencing MAPs attempting to assert a ... Read More
A headline in the summer of 2018 caught my eye. Fox News reported Exercise and obesity both on the rise in America. As one who has struggled with weight for decades, and for whom exercise is a ... Read More
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CDC, OSHA Release Guidance on Coronavirus Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to be prepared for disruptions because of the coronavirus, officials with OSHA have ...