Broadspire(R) has launched its new Client Advocate Model. The model provides a comprehensive and inclusive approach to help employees return to work while providing employers with the tools to manage overall disability and absence costs. The Client Advocate provides clients with a single point of contact and functions as a subject matter expert on the complexities of the disability environment. The Client Advocate provides education, guidance and coordination of Broadspire services on behalf of employers and client, consequently giving employers a more favorable experience and tangible outcomes. Read more…
Wondering where to start when it comes to Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Compliance? We’ve brought together industry experts to provide 2 full days of invaluable education relating to MSP, MMSEA Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting, and Medicare and Medicaid. Undecided about attending, here are just a few of our previous attendees: Plaintiff, Defense and Corporate Counsel, Risk Managers/Directors, Workers’ Compensation & Liability Professionals, MSP Compliance Professionals, RREs, Auto & General Liability Professionals
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In the structured settlement industry, relationships are very important. We interact with mediators, judges, experts, arbitrators and more, on a daily basis. So, it is extremely helpful to have some background on those experts before we walk into negotiations. On this Ringler Radio podcast, hostLarry Cohen welcomes John B. Willcox, Co-founder ofLegaltronix, a comprehensive rating system with detailed information on parties involved in litigation. Listen and learn about the benefits of this collaborative tool. Listen to Podcast…
News From LexisNexis
“The panoply of interrelated research on longevity appears to be coalescing around a consensus that socioeconomic status (“SES”) is an important indicator of life expectancy. Data suggests that those on the lowest rungs of the socioeconomic ladder tend to have a correspondingly lower life expectancy than those on the upper rungs. And the gap between the two has apparently been on the rise over the past 30 years. This trend, coupled with its societal implications and resultant policy decisions, has made the urgency of finding out what is driving these statistics more acute. A group of researchers, Arijit Nandi, Maria Glymour and S.V. Subramanian, set out to test the effect of health behaviors such as smoking, alcohol consumption and physical inactivity on socioeconomic differences in mortality”…read more.
“Prescriber beware! That’s the takeaway message from a recent white paper, “Compounding is Confounding Workers’ Compensation” authored by representatives of CompPharma’s member Pharmacy Benefit Managers. Their research looks at the cost, safety and efficacy of compound drugs and concludes that the prudent course of action is to exercise all appropriate due diligence before prescribing and making payment for these drugs. First of all, what are compound drugs? There is, apparently, no nationally recognized official definition, but they are generally accepted to be either topical or sterile compound drugs which”…read more.
Author Michael B. Stack, CPA, Principal, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc. is an expert in employer communication systems and part of the Amaxx team helping companies reduce their workers compensation costs by 20% to 50%. He is a writer, speaker, and website publisher. www.reduceyourworkerscomp.com. Contact: [email protected].
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