The COVID-19 Pandemic in Workers’ Compensation: What are the Medical Providers Thinking?
In our recent webinar, ‘The Coronavirus Pandemic in Workers’ Compensation: What are the Medical Providers Thinking?,’ I moderated a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on the workforce from a... more
Perspectives on the Benefits of Professional Administration – Part II
In Part I of this series, the benefits of professional administration were covered from the perspective of the claimant / injured... more
Perspectives on the Benefits of Professional Administration – Part I
Professional administration involves the use of a professional third-party to manage the portion of an injured individual’s settlement... more
Special Needs Trust Basics: What Should I Consider?
Navigating through complex settlement options can be difficult. Having a resource, like a professional administrator, can be beneficial... more
Impact on Medicare Compliance as CMS Begins Covering Acupuncture
On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced via a Decision Memo that, for the first time... more
4-Step Strategy to Successfully Settle Workers’ Comp Claims
Getting to a settlement can and should be a win-win for both payers and the injured worker. While most injured workers recover and return... more
Hindsight is 20/20: Retrospective of 5 Important Areas of Development in Medicare Compliance
As insurers, self-insureds, attorneys, practitioners and stakeholders look to see what 2020 will bring for Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP)... more
Timely Topics: What Does A Full and Final Settlement Must Be in The Best Interest of The Employee Mean?
A QUICK SKIM This article debriefs on Paul Sighinolfi's experience as a former regulator receiving the following inquiries from workers who... more
Top 10 Medicare Set Aside Administration Myths Debunked
With its recent issuance of a revised WCMSA Reference Guide¹ (with new guidelines around administration), an updated Self-Administration... more