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
As President Obama and Congress seek to grapple with the looming fiscal cliff, the notion of changing the age for eligibility of Medicare to age 67 appears to be back on the table.
According to an ... Read More
I've had a lot more questions about leading indicators and how they fit into the planning and implementation of health and safety plans, and so, I thought a further example and simple graphic organizer ... Read More
A state trial court sitting in its appellate capacity was called upon to decide this question in Robinson v. Land-O-Sun Dairies, LLC, 2012 Phila. Ct. Common. Pl. LEXIS 324 (Sept. 19, 2012). The Pennsylvania ... Read More
When states began to adopt workers compensation laws in the early part of the twentieth century, the system was predicated on a no-fault philosophy. Indemnity benefits and medical treatment would be ... Read More
The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) and FICO (Fair Isaac, maker of fraud detection software) conducted a survey of underwriters that reveals almost half of the companies that ... Read More
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