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UR Denials and the PQMR Dance 03/25/2006
State: CA | Segment: | 265 | 0
By York McGavin - TIMEFRAMES AND OBLIGATIONS - THE GROUND RULES FOR UR Treating physicians are required to submit requests for authorization for a proposed course of treatment on certain specifically delineated documents. One is called the Doctor's Firs...Read More
 
 
Unraveling the Workers' Comp Crisis Part I 03/25/2006
State: CA | Segment: | 225 | 0
by Dennis Downing Ergonomics and back injury programs are common themes that may be discredited by those who have already tried them and failed. How about something new--Bionomics injury prevention programs? It is new, which is usually a good thing. The Growing Problem...Read More
 
 
Uninsured Motorists - Comp Offsets 02/11/2006
By: Larry Rogak
State: CA | Segment: | 475 | 0
By Larry Rogak ARBITRATOR'S REFUSAL TO CONSIDER WORKERS COMP BENEFITS AS OFFSET TO UM AWARD RESULTS IN NEW HEARING CNA Global Resource Managers v. Berry, NYLJ 2/02/06 (Supreme Court, Kings County) (SCHACK, j) CNA Global Resource Managers and Custom Towing, Inc. moved to vacate ...Read More
 
 
Update on Medicare Set-aside Approvals 10/22/2005
State: CA | Segment: | 229 | 0
In a continuing effort to help keep you up-to-date on happenings in Medicare, Gould & Lamb, LLC, a medical-financial services company, offers the following summary of some important and timely information related to Medicare set-asides: Improvements in Medicare Approval Process Turn-Aroun...Read More
 
 
Utilization Review of a Secondary Physician's Recommendations 04/11/2004
State: CA | Segment: | 495 | 0
A recent discussion in the Legal section of the workcompcentral.com Professional Forum addressed utilization review, the primary treating physician, and secondary opinions. Since Labor Code section 4610 is a new code section, untested by the courts, and the application of treatment guidelines contin...Read More
 
 
Understanding Occupational Hearing Loss - 4 08/16/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 228 | 0
The following article is the fourth installment of a 4 part series for physicians and non-physicians on occupational hearing loss by Dr. Stuart Gherini, a qualified medical examiner and expert in the field of otology. In this installment, Dr. Gherini reviews the various audiometric testing procedur...Read More
 
 
Understanding Occupational Hearing Loss 08/02/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 247 | 0
Mini-Monograph: Occupational Hearing Loss, Part III ~ How Does Noise Damage Our Hearing? The following article is the third installment of a 4 part series for physicians and non-physicians on occupational hearing loss by Dr. Stuart Gherini, a qualified medical examiner and expert ...Read More
 
 
Understanding Occupational Hearing Loss - Part 2 07/20/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 315 | 0
Understanding Occupational Hearing Loss - Part 2 Mini-Monograph: Occupational Hearing Loss, Part II: Identifying and Evaluating Occupational Hearing Loss Stuart Gherini, M.D. Otology Conductive Hearing Loss To evaluate if a conduc...Read More
 
 
Understanding Industrial Hearing Loss - Part 1 07/06/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 342 | 0
The following article is part 1 of a 3 part series on occupational hearing loss by Dr. Stuart Gherini, a qualified medical examiner and expert in the field of otology. Part 1 provides a brief history on the condition and a comprehensive analysis on causes, specific types and costs associated with oc...Read More
 
 
UNDERSTANDING & IMPLEMENTING AB 749 - VI 03/30/2003
State: CA | Segment: | 153 | 0
This is the sixth and final part in a series on the new California laws by attorney Richard Jacobsmeyer. The first part (Temporary Disability Benefits) of this 6 part article series wa...Read More
 
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