Future Medicals

Arizona Tweaks its "Full & Final" Workers' Comp Settlement Law - New Law Provides Opportunities to Settle Workers' Comp Claims

On October 31, 2017, Arizona Senate Bill (S.B.) 1332 became law allowing Arizona claims payers to reach “full and final” settlements of certain workers’ compensation (WC) claims. This new law...

New Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Law Limits Treatment to 780 Weeks for Certain Claims

On March 30, 2018, Kentucky House Bill (HB-2) was signed into law which makes major changes to the Kentucky workers’ compensation statute. The most significant addition is language that limits...

CMS Withdraws its “Future Medicals” Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) withdrew its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) for “future medicals” proposals for liability and workers’ compensation claims. A...