Dissatisfaction with workers' compensation is nothing new. In 1972 the National Commission issued its report regarding workers' compensation. There is discussion today of federalizing workers' ... Read More
The False Claims Act's (FCA) purpose is to deter fraud upon the U.S. government, and whistleblowers are incentivized to bring such actions due to the potential to recover triple damages against the ... Read More
We hear so much about the potential for nationalization of Worker's Compensation. I have often been asked if this is possible. I think that it is possible, and we can only wonder if it is practical or ... Read More
In 2013 battle lines were drawn. Finding the Union no longer to their liking, a small but powerful band withdrew from the world of workers' compensation and sought to form a new system and alliance. ... Read More
On February 22nd, CMS issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) which invites bids for the contractor that reviews WCMSA submissions- also known as the Workers' Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC). The ... Read More
The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) recently published Survey Finds Longstanding Public Concerns About Court Fairness and Inefficiency.
The results demonstrate some lack of public trust, ... Read More
In 2004 Howie Day released Collide. His theme is that people are different in their beliefs or feelings. In part, he says "even the best fall down sometimes, even the wrong words seem to rhyme, ... Read More
In Franco Signor's review of numerous reporting programs we have found that there is confusion within the industry regarding the proper indicators in which an RRE can terminate Ongoing Responsibility for ... Read More
Advocacy Based Claims Comes of Age at NWCDC For the many people who have been advocating a shift in our workers’ compensation claims handling philosophy the last few years, this year’s National Workers’ Compensation and Disability ...