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Wickert: Subrogation Reimbursement for Record Reviews, Medical Reports 09/26/2022
By: Gary L. Wickert
State: OH | Segment: Top | 0
In addition to paying for medical expenses, death benefits, funeral costs and/or indemnity benefits for lost wages resulting from a compensable injury, workers’ compensation insurance carriers also expend considerable dollars for case management costs, medical bill audit fees, independent m...Read More

Barrios: 'You're Really Here for a Panel Dispute?' — WCJ 09/23/2022
By: Brigget K. Barrios
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
When Labor Code Sections 4060, 4061, 4062, 4062.1 and 4062.2 were enacted, the panel-qualified medical evaluator process was supposed to be simpler and less costly. ...Read More

Grinberg: A Humble Wish for MPN Reform 09/22/2022
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1
I have often thought that if I were given unlimited power and control over California’s workers’ compensation system, there are a lot of changes I would make.  ...Read More

Stevens: Return to In-Person Walk-Throughs 09/21/2022
By: Daniel R. Stevens
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, how we interact with the Division of Workers' Compensation district offices has been, and continues to be, significantly impacted. ...Read More

Snyder: How the Inflation Reduction Act Does and Doesn't Affect Your Settlement 09/20/2022
By: Teddy Snyder
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is packed with provisions about tax calculation and collection and climate change. It’s also got provisions worthy of the attention of anyone handling injury cases. Some of these provisions have been widely, but not fully, publicized. ...Read More
Grinberg: Good News from SCIF! 09/19/2022
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
Who is ready for some good news for once? ...Read More
Grinberg: About Those No-Submit MSAs 09/15/2022
By: Gregory Grinberg
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
Your humble blogger is returned alive and mostly well from the WCRC in Dana Point! The conference was wonderful and good times were had. After so many years in workers’ compensation it’s nice to have such a positive and welcoming community and a lot of fun to see familiar faces again ...Read More

Tonn: Has "Evidence-Based Medicine" Become a Joke? 09/13/2022
By: Dr. Melissa D. Tonn
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
In the late 1990s, evidence-based medicine was deemed innovative and the “be-all-do-all” for delivering care to injured workers. The EBM mantra advanced in the 21st century packaged in ever-evolving, proprietary treatment guidelines marketed as the key to reducing costs and improving ...Read More
Paduda: If Only Florida was like California 09/12/2022
By: Joe Paduda
State: NA | Segment: Top | 0
If only Florida (‘s commitment to patient safety and responsible prescribing and good workers’ comp medical care) was like California. ...Read More

Young: Which Bills Failed? 09/09/2022
By: Julius Young
State: CA | Segment: Top | 0
In the next few weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom will likely sign a raft of workers’ comp bills that were passed by the California Legislature. More on that in posts to come. ...Read More
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