Article prepared by: Glenda Garrard, Jay Garrard and Linda Van Dillen. SB1160 addressed a wide-ranging array of issues in Workers’ Compensation, and was signed in 2016 by California Governor Jerry Brown; it addressed delays and denials of medical care for injured workers and contained reforms assuring the highest [...]
Professional Medicare Set-Aside Administration; Does it Help to Relieve Injured Worker’s Administrative Burdens?
Article submitted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, Senior Legal Counsel, MSP Compliance, MEDVAL Last July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a revised Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Reference Guide. This guide is essentially the go-to-resource, for everything WCMSA related when choosing to submit a [...]
I don’t need to quote statistics on opioid misuse disorder to set the tone for this article. That’s a good thing I guess; it must mean our overall awareness of the topic is current. When I first started talking about this topic at conferences, about 70% of my [...]