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Wednesday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: Islander D-E
  • Session Number: LR1
Economic and technology changes are among trends with far-reaching impact as the workers’ comp industry innovates and public policy adapts. Hear state workers’ comp leaders share their perspectives on how the regulatory environment will evolve as healthcare, technology and employment change. They’ll provide a nationwide viewpoint, evaluating issues and policymaker... Read More
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Wednesday, December 05, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: South Pacific D
  • Session Number: LR2
Evidence-based medicine is an integral element of injured workers’ medical care. In the courtroom, however, medical evidence required to prove causation is often lacking or inadequate. As a result, judges, attorneys and patients can negate the research and scientific evidence that can establish evidence-based causation beyond a reasonable doubt. Three... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: Islander D-E
  • Session Number: LR3
Changes in law and imprudent litigation can quickly spawn undesirable consequences. The “solution” applied to solve one problem can generate future headaches larger than the original difficulty. The presenters will describe real-world examples that generated workers’ compensation unintended consequences and then provide guidance on how to think through issues to... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Islander D-E
  • Session Number: LR4
Whether to submit a Medicare Set Aside (MSA) agreement to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for approval remains controversial. Some argue that without a specific law mandating MSA submissions, claims payers can benefit by skipping the approval process and creating their own legal compliance arrangements. Others argue... Read More
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Friday, December 07, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Islander D-E
  • Session Number: LR5
Knowing how to rig the deck in your favor is essential when a case heads toward trial. The best way to reduce legal expenses, however, is to avoid litigated claims altogether, making learning how to do so equally critical. This session will focus on both aspects of litigation management, knowing... Read More
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