Archive for November 2012

The Industry May Be Catching Up…

The Industry May Be Catching Up…Link to a Joe Paduda article about the ‘future’ of workers’ compensation claims management, that being aggressive, appropriate medical intervention and assistance.  For too long, medical management in the workers’ compensation industry has been a ‘save the Indemnity’ play, focusing only on long term treatment issues, malingering and catastrophic cases. […]

Medical Records In WC In GA and MT

In Montana, it is difficult (and in some cases impossible) for the claims payer or TPA to contact the treating physician and obtain medical information / reports without the injured worker or their attorney’s permission and presence.  The GA Supreme Court has ruled that in their state, it is fulfillment of the necessary full disclosure […]

CMS Approval of MSAs Slow, But Improving

The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog And Information Resource published a new post entitled “CMS Update – MSA Approvals Trickling In…. Slowly” on 11/6/2012 9:52:37 AM, written by Medicare Set Aside Services. CMS Update – MSA Approvals Trickling In…. Slowly On August 12, 2010, CMS released a request for proposal seeking a qualified 8(a) contractor […]