The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog And Information Resource

MEDVAL’s Blog Named as a Best Blog in the Industry

Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Work Comp on September 4, 2019
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

MEDVAL’s blog, The Official Medicare Set-Aside Blog and Information Resource, has been selected as a best blog in the workers’ compensation industry by workerscompensation.com.  We sincerely want to thank all of our loyal readers who took a moment to nominate us, as well as the esteemed panel of judges for this prestigious accolade.  It is truly […] Continue

THE UR/IMR PROCESS: STILL GOOD ON ITS FACE.

CMS, Independent Medical Review, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Medicare Set-Asides, MSP News, Work Comp on June 21, 2017
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

The California Supreme Court has determined that it will not review a case involving an injured worker who asserted that the Independent Medical Review (IMR) process was unconstitutional.  This is good news for California payers, furthering the defensive position that payers can continue to rely on both the Utilization Review (UR) and Independent Medical Review […] Continue

$40 Million Dollars Paid by Insurance Carriers and 13,000 California Patients Affected in an Alarming Kickback Scheme

Fraud, Medicare Set-Aside Blog, Work Comp on April 21, 2017
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

Yesterday, 26 defendants (21 doctors, 2 pharmacists, 1 physician assistant, and 2 business owners) were criminally charged in connection with a 40-million-dollar kickback scheme affecting 13,000 California patients statewide.  Two defendants, Tanya King and Christopher King “the Kings”, allegedly masterminded a complex insurance fraud scheme by recruiting both pharmacists and doctors to prescribe medically unnecessary […] Continue

Visit MEDVAL at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC)

Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MEDVAL News, News and Events, Work Comp on November 10, 2016
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

The NWCDC is just 20 days away! The event kicks off on November 30, and will be held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  For a full agenda of the event, visit the conference website here. On Thursday, December 1, Jennifer Jordan, our Chief Legal Officer, will be speaking about ways to […] Continue

MEDVAL Speaking and Exhibiting at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo

Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MEDVAL News, News and Events, Work Comp on October 14, 2016
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD

For 24 years, the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo (NWCDC) has been one of the leading training events for workers’ compensation and disability management professionals.  MEDVAL is pleased to be a presenter, exhibitor, and event sponsor of the 25th Annual NWCDC in New Orleans next month. Jennifer Jordan, our Chief Legal Officer, […] Continue