How Mediation Saves Workers Compensation Dollars

Resolving issues in Workers Compensation claims through mediation saves time, money and stress.  Multiple Appearances with Judge Can Accomplish Little Multiple appearances which accomplish little costs all parties “opportunity time”, the opportunity to use the wasted time to accomplish something productive.  Parties may become frustrated with the process, and this frustration sometimes impairs the abilities…

FOUR REASONS TO AVOID THE CMS APPROVAL PROCESS FOR MSAs

Many Workers Compensation professionals believe they must secure approval of a Medicare Set-Aside (“MSA”) before they can close out medical benefits.  In California terms, professionals think they cannot complete a full Compromise & Release (C&R) without going through a lengthy administrative process.  This is not true. 1)                   MMSEA reporting makes approval unnecessary for Medicare beneficiaries. …