I look forward to the holidays when friends and family gather for food, fun and laughter. I usually end up overdoing it and struggle to control my pain. As I was thinking about this year’s gathering, I ... Read More
As required by section 202 of The SMART Act, CMS is required to annually review its costs relating to recovering conditional payments as compared to recovery amounts. For the last two years 2017-2018, CMS ... Read More
In Duck Soup, Chico Marx, disguised as Groucho Marx says "who ya gonna believe, me or your own eyes?" A recent decision from the Florida Supreme Court supports that a judge, and even an appellate judge, ... Read More
I had the privilege of closing out the annual conference for the Oklahoma City chapter of the Case Management Society of America yesterday. However, I was moved - and motivated - by the lunch-time keynote ... Read More
An unattributed "common English phrase" has been repeatedly applied to progress: "just because you can doesn't mean you should." It came to mind last week while considering the potentials presented for ... Read More
There are three "modes of persuasion" as purportedly defined and taught by Aristotle: "ethos," "pathos," and "logos." They are sometimes also referred to as "rhetorical appeals." Two initial observations are ... Read More
Last month, at the annual National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals’ Annual Conference, Performant Financial (Performant), the current contractor for the Commercial Repayment Center (CRC), ... Read More
44 Percent of Physicians are Burned Out Sacramento, CA - Close to 44 percent of U.S. physicians are burned out, and 15 percent are depressed and thinking about suicide, according to a survey conducted by Medscape and summarized by ...