- Recent Medicaid recovery rule changes may contradict 2006 Supreme Court ruling
Sources say changes to Medicaid recovery rules in the most recent federal budget contradict a 2006 U.S. Supreme Court decision that found Medicaid programs could not be reimbursed from settlement funds for lost wages or pain and suffering.
- More firms consider Texas nonsubscription workers comp system to save money
While the Texas nonsubscription system can help employers save money compared with purchasing traditional workers compensation insurance, experts say companies need to consider whether the risk of tort lawsuits from injured workers — and the…
- Medicaid rule changes could delay workers comp and liability settlements
Medicare Secondary Payer Act experts are weighing an effort to change federal Medicaid recovery law that they say could hinder claim settlements this fall.
- Comp benefits due workers who failed drug test after accident: Court
The Arkansas Supreme Court reversed two state appellate court decisions Thursday that denied workers compensation benefits to two men who failed a drug test after a work accident.