Claim Dismissed Against Employer and Insurance Carrier for Alleged HIPAA Violation

In a recent case, Bowles v. Apro International Inc., the employer was able to obtain a dismissal of the claim because the claimant was... More

Arena Football League Player Headed to Florida Supreme Court

An Orlando Predators player is attempting to collecting workers’ compensation benefits after being involved in an injury during the course and scope of his... More

A Case of Absolute Nullity

Claimant was injured in a motor vehicle accident while employed by A-1 St. Bernard Taxi and Delivery.  Claimant filed a disputed claim for compensation... More

A Win for Insurance Carriers: Part of CMS’s Bill Recovery Practice Deemed Unlawful

The court in CIGA v. Price, 2017 WL 1737717 (C.D. California, May 3, 2017) has issued a new ruling limiting Medicare’s conditional payment rights.... More

Upcoming Legislative Action in Louisiana Aimed at Curbing Opioid Usage

Workers’ compensation closed pharmacy formulary bills were voted down at the last Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) meeting in late April and have not... More

A Win For Carriers: Part of CMS’s Bill Recovery Practice Deemed Unlawful

The court in CIGA v. Price, 2017 WL 1737717 (C.D. California, May 3, 2017) has issued a new ruling limiting Medicare’s conditional payment rights.... More

What’s up with California?

We previously posted about a health fraud scheme involving lawyers and marketers getting kickbacks for illegal patient referrals in Los Angeles.  More recently, the... More

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Reviewed

The Fifth Circuit was recently called to review a lower court judgment sustaining an Exception of Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Claimant was hired by a... More

One Call Partners with Lyft for Non-Emergency Transportation

One Call Care Management announced recently that it has partnered with Lyft, a ridesharing service, to provide non-emergency patients with transportation.  This is a... More

Court Curtails Use of Physician Dispensed Medication

A recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision curtails the use of physician dispensed medication. In Lafayette Bone & Joint Clinic v. LUBA, LUBA refused to... More