That wily Hank Greenberg. One can always count on him to be in the headlines. The legendary ex-CEO of AIG recently initiated a suit against the federal government claiming that $183 billion dollar bailout ... Read More
The SMART Act was signed by President Obama today, on January 10, 2013 after having passed in both branches of Congress. The SMART Act was passed as part of H.R. 1845 and attached onto a Medicare IVIG Access ... Read More
With 2012 over, it appears that those affected by the MSP can look forward to an extremely bright and optimistic 2013. In 2012, CMS and the new WCRC vendor, Congress, and the DHHS were more proactive than ... Read More
Recent media coverage on bullying has focused on tragic cases like that of Amanda Todd, the British Columbia teen who ended her life after years of bullying. But the analysis and discussions over what we can ... Read More
We have all been there. You are ready to settle out your case, and all of a sudden you remember that you might need to consider Medicare's interest. The thought of a WCMSA may not have been at the front ... Read More
Most people would agree that workers' compensation is an important form of social insurance. How should it be administered, what benefits should be offered, and how permanent partial and total ... Read More
The industry has been notified that CMS has reviewed and processed a significant amount of backlogged Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Asides (WCMSAs). The following e-mail appears to have been sent ... Read More
In times past claims audits were a stringent requirement in every insurance company, TPA, and self-insured self-administered company. These exercises were essentially claims performance evaluations that ... Read More
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It's Termination Time. Send in the Clown. A man in New Zealand, called into a meeting where he knew he would be getting fired, used an unusual tactic for the event. He hired a professional clown to sit in on the meeting with him. The ...