Medicare to Deny Payment for Services Related to MSAs in Liability Settlements

Daniel Hayes

Although there is still no official procedure for submitting Liability Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (LMSAs) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for review and approval, CMS announced in a written release to physicians and medical providers/suppliers that, effective October 1, 2017, it intends to deny payment for services under diagnosis codes associated with…

Change in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Procedure: Insurance Carriers No Longer Allowed to File Motion Pleadings at Commission

Courtney Britt and Bruce Hamilton

Industrial Commission Executive Secretary Meredith Henderson announced this week that beginning Monday, September 18, 2017, the Commission will no longer accept motion filings or motion responses from adjusters or insurance carriers.  Documents the Commission will no longer accept from adjusters include Form 24s, and responses to Form 23s, Form 28Us and Form 18Ms, as well…

Supporting The Food Bank

Teague Campbell

Partners Dayle Flammia and John Tomei volunteered at the Food Bank this morning, sorting items for distribution. The Raleigh office of TCDG has also been collecting non-perishable food that will be donated to The Food Bank. Please visit The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s website for more information.