WCMSAs and Non-Submit Programs

B. Josh Pettingill

Many carriers are moving to “non-submit programs” using Evidence-Based MSAs as the driving force for the change[i]. Getting approval of a Medicare Set-Aside is never required by any law or statute. There are times when

Settlement Language Can Make or Break a Workers Compensation Case

B Josh Pettingill

Appropriate settlement language can make a significant impact on the total amount of the workers’ compensation settlement, as well as dollars that the injured worker receives. This brief article will provide plaintiff/applicant attorneys with the requisite settlement …

Evidence Based MSAs (EBMAs): Don’t Accept Blindly

B Josh Pettingill

Evidence Based MSAs (EBMSAs) have taken the workers’ compensation industry by storm the past several years. It is imperative for workers’ compensation attorneys to understand how EBMSAs can impact both the settlement value, as well as your

Taking Advantage of the WCMSA Re-Review Process

B. Josh Pettingill

We frequently receive inquiries regarding workers compensation MSAs (WCMSAs) and whether it is possible to get CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) to re-review an MSA once an amount has already been approved. The good news …