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We hope all of our clients and friends are doing well during this challenging time. Some of the areas around the country and world continue to experience a difficult environment to live and work. Please continue to be safe. We thank you for trusting Blackburn Group with your risk and claim settlement solution needs, and we will always strive for personalized care and excellence throughout this crisis and recovery process.
Robert J. Blackburn, Managing Principal
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Tips
Risk Managers, Claim Managers, Adjusters and Attorneys are all obligated to inform the injured Medicare Beneficiary about consideration of MSP rules and compliance during the claim settlement process What are the key considerations for these obligations in the discovery process? Read more >>
More Risk, Claim and Healthcare News …
California Bills and Liens. On July 2, 2021, the CEO of several Southern California-based medical imaging companies was found guilty by a federal jury of running a scheme in which more than $250 million in claims were fraudulently submitted through the state workers’ compensation system for medical services procured through bribes and kickbacks to physicians and others. View article...
Lloyds of London Plans Electric Vehicle, Hydrogen Insurance. On July 29, 2021, Reuters reported Lloyd's of London plans to develop insurance products for electric vehicles and hydrogen as part of its efforts to fight climate change. View article…
CMS Proposes to Rescind 'Most Favored Nation' Drug Pricing Rule. On August 10, 2021, CMS reportedly is planning to rescind a "Most Favored Nation" rule that would have tested a model requiring that Medicare pay no more for certain drugs than the price paid by some other developed nations. View article...
Traumatic Brain Injury Study. On July 19, 2021, a new study published in JAMA Neurology suggests that certain features that appear on CT scans help predict outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patterns detected on the scans may help guide follow up treatment as well as improve recruitment and research study design for head injury clinical trials. View article...