Litigation continues to be a major contributor to rising claims costs, and the issue is only getting worse.
In a significant development on the TPLF front, on May 27, 2022, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) signed into law the Consumer Legal Funding Act.
In an interesting development to watch, on June 28, 2022, the Delaware State Senate passed Delaware Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 127.
The insurance industry has experienced tremendous change in the past few years.
In a major MSP compliance development, the RAMP Act was introduced into the United States House of Representatives on June 14th.
The Court rejected the plaintiff’s argument that Medicaid’s recovery was limited to only that portion of the settlement representing past medical care.
When the CMS released version 3.5 of the WCMSA reference guide on January 11, 2022, it redefined the potential risk and settlement considerations.
Starting June 4, 2022, CMS Will Use the 2019 CDC Life Table for WCMSAs
Rising injury claim severity is presenting insurers with significant challenges. Not only are these claims more costly, but they’re often more complex.
After two years, COVID-19 continues to impact workers’ compensation claims. In previous entries, we provided a broad look at the industry.
It is no secret that high WCMSAs amounts can complicate claim settlement, insurers often have more power than they realize.
CMS held a webinar to discuss the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal’s (MSPRP’s) “Go Paperless” function.
CMS makes what it terms as “clarifications” regarding the application of its EBMSAs and non-submit MSA policy as stated in Section 4.3 of the Reference Guide.
It takes substantial resources to get a complete picture of the medical history and relevant data in a case to properly review demand packages.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that it will be holding a webinar on April 13, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. EST.
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