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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform Treading a Difficult Path

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform Treading a Difficult Path

Illinois workers’ compensation system was created at the beginning of the twentieth century, when many workers were engaged in dangerous industrial jobs. Workplace accidents and injuries would be evaluated on the basis of a comprehensive medical records review before the due compensation is granted to the injured worker. However, the manufacturing and mining industries have … Continue reading Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform Treading a Difficult Path

New Kentucky Legislation May Make Medical Malpractice Cases Difficult to Win

New Kentucky Legislation May Make Medical Malpractice Cases Difficult to Win

Under a new legislationSB4 passed in Kentucky, all potential malpractice suits must go before a medical record review panel before the case can be pursued in court. Medical malpractice lawsuits that were filed before mid-June of 2017 will not be subject to this new law. This law is going to make filing medical malpractice lawsuits … Continue reading New Kentucky Legislation May Make Medical Malpractice Cases Difficult to Win

Why Disability Rates Are Much Higher in Rural America

Why Disability Rates Are Much Higher in Rural America

The number of working-age Americans who make ends meet with disability benefits increased rapidly between 1996 and 2015. This increase also became an indicator of the divide between urban and rural America – in rural America, the disability benefit rates are almost twice as high as in urban areas. Earlier, a report in the Daily … Continue reading Why Disability Rates Are Much Higher in Rural America

New Health Insurance Rates Announced for New York’s Individual & Small Group Markets for 2018

New Health Insurance Rates Announced for New York’s Individual & Small Group Markets for 2018

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) Superintendent Maria T. Vullohas announced the 2018 health insurance rates for New York’s individual and small group markets, including the rates for the NY State of Health, NY’s official health plan market place. The DFS has reduced the rate increases insurers requested for 2018 by more than 3.8%. This … Continue reading New Health Insurance Rates Announced for New York’s Individual & Small Group Markets for 2018

What Is a Medical Records Summary and How Is It Useful for Attorneys?

What Is a Medical Records Summary and How Is It Useful for Attorneys?

Medical Records Summary Medical record summaries are fact based, and provide information regarding the who, what, when, where related to the various medical encounters of a patient. Preparing a flawless medical records summary for your attorney requires years of experience. The clinical data is presented in a chronological or reverse chronological order, and the main advantage of preparing… Continue reading→

The Most Dangerous Occupations in the United States of America

The Most Dangerous Occupations in the United States of America

The nature of the job has considerable impact on a worker’s chance of getting injured. Workers’ compensation insurance pays for the medical expenses and other damages for injured workers. Medical records review is an important requirement when evaluating workers’ comp claims and it provides a clear understanding of the injury and its impact. Recent statistics … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Occupations in the United States of America

Importance of No-Fault Laws in States Covering Personal Injury

Importance of No-Fault Laws in States Covering Personal Injury

Medical records review is an important process in personal injury litigation, which helps determine the extent and seriousness of the injury sustained and the medical services provided. Many factors come into play in deciding the outcome of an auto injury case, and state laws are an important consideration in this regard. For example, if you … Continue reading Importance of No-Fault Laws in States Covering Personal Injury

The 2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Major Takeaways

The 2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Major Takeaways

A large number of Americans depend on Social Security retirement and disability benefits for a living and debates are ongoing about the financial future of this beneficial program. Recently, the future of the social security disability trust fund (that pays benefits to disabled Americans on the basis of a detailed medical records review) was declared … Continue reading The 2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Major Takeaways

Disability Determination Made Quicker with Social Security’s Health IT Partnership Program

Disability Determination Made Quicker with Social Security’s Health IT Partnership Program

The Social Security Administration’s (SSA) disability determination process involves medical record retrieval and a comprehensive medical records review. The SSA has introduced the Health IT program that brings the speed and power of electronic medical records to the disability determination process. Electronic records allow the Administration to obtain the required medical records in a matter … Continue reading Disability Determination Made Quicker with Social Security’s Health IT Partnership Program