Editor’s Note: In Part 1 of this article yesterday, Mitchell Vice President of Government Affairs Brian Allen examined the ways in which the opioid crisis can sometimes mirror the story of Jekyll and ... Read More
Editor’s Note: In Part 1 of his articles on the two sides to the Opioid Crisis, Mitchell Vice President of Government Affairs Brian Allen looks at the initial positive outcomes and unanticipated ... Read More
We have blogged on numerous occasions regarding Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) legislation that continues to be re-introduced in Congress with slight variations over the last decade ... Read More
What a difference a generation makes in dangers at work. Since the mid 1990s, the incidence of lost time injuries was cut in half. Yet dangerous jobs remain. What are they?
If you look at fatality ... Read More
Last week, we provided an update that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the Unified Agenda as related to the proposed rulemaking for guidance regarding how to satisfying Medicare ... Read More
Mark Walls and Kimberly George are on to a good idea. They say we should be aware of how personal predicaments influence recovery from work injury. In May they said that “social determinants of ... Read More
In July, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued a ruling on a Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Strike Class Allegations involving an insurance carrier and a Medicare ... Read More
The Wild Wild West of Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) filing litigation nationwide against primary plans (workers’ compensation, liability or no-fault carriers/plans) to establish the right to ... Read More
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Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...