I wrote last year about the effects of automation on attorneys. Attorneys Obsolete? described a trend towards automation in the legal practice and what that could portend for attorneys. This is ... Read More
On March 2, the Claims Journal opened with an enthusiastic headline: "More States Considering Workers' Compensation Drug Formularies." The potential benefits from formularies are described ... Read More
Monday came and went. On March 30, 2015 the Third District Court of Appeal heard oral argument in the case of Florida Workers' Advocates v. State of Florida. The case was once Cortez v. Velda ... Read More
In 1992 a group called Four Non-Blondes recorded "what's up," a catchy one-hit wonder. In her angst, the singer tells us that at times she "scream(s) at the top of my lungs, What's going on?" I get that ... Read More
CMS has introduced two new videos on ICD-10. The videos can be found here. The videos are exceptional in explaining ICD-10 basic concepts and drives home why ICD-10 will help better communicate diagnoses in ... Read More
I had the opportunity to meet with some of the leaders of workers' compensation last week. Giants of the industry, it was humbling to be in their presence. The annual conference of the Workers' ... Read More
On February 27, 2015, CMS published in the Federal Register the SMART Act Appeal Final Rule which can be located at 80 Fed. Reg. 10611. The rule can be found here and will go into effect on April 28, ... Read More
Trump Proposes Merger of Labor and Education Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – Under a new Trump administration proposal, the same organization that is responsible for “Common Core” will now be responsible for the federal ...