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
The workers’ compensation industry needs a serious pep talk. Many have lost sight of the original intent of workers’ compensation: to take care of the injured worker. When messaging is added in ... Read More
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