Recently, I ran into an insurance professional at a conference. Our discussion turned to the National Conversation and this professional's criticism of "prevailing costs." It is not the first ... Read More
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. This is a quote with various attributions over the years. I was reminded of it recently, while reading a story from the Florida Bar News about ... Read More
A decision issued out of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals this week, MSP Recovery, LLC v. Allstate, et. al, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15984 (August 30, 2016) has found that Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPs) ... Read More
I recently attended a seminar of professionals. An audience member interjected during a program and added to the conversation. The presenter's reaction was unenthusiastic, condescending, and rude. And in the ... Read More
As a continuing effort to keep the industry updated on the Commercial Repayment Center, below is an update on the CRC’s progress and current issues. For my June blogwire update on the CRC, please click ... Read More
In a 2-1 final decision out of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Humana Medical Plan, Inc. v. Western Heritage Insurance Company, Humana prevailed in recovering double damages under the Medicare ... Read More
I have often heard of the perils of civil litigation. There are said to be many more variables there, compared to workers' compensation. The procedures are different, cases take much longer to reach trial, ... Read More
Report Links Big Pharma Marketing to Opioid ODs Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, areas of the country that saw higher amounts of marketing by pharmaceutical manufacturers ...