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Georgia’s New “Limited Medical” Law Shifts Costs to Medicare

The Georgia Governor and Legislature amended the Workers’ Compensation Act to limit the medical benefits afforded to injured workers.  Currently, if you are injured on the job, you are entitled…

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Death and the Medicare Set-Aside

A colleague recently asked me what happens to the funds placed in an established Medicare Set-Aside when the injured employee/beneficiary dies before the funds are completely exhausted. Since my legal…

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The Effect Ongoing Medical Payments Have on Medicare Set-Asides

As a general rule federal law requires parties involved in workers’ compensation claim to consider Medicare’s interests in the event of a settlement. 42 CFR 411.46. However there is one…

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Taxes and Medicare Set-Asides

As April 15th draws nearer and my mailbox starts to fill with W-2 and yearly interest statements I am reminded of the old adage, only two things in life are…

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Workers’ Compensation Settlement and Medicare Set-Asides

Developing a Medicare Set-Aside makes it easy for insurers to consider Medicare’s interests during workers’ compensation negotiations. Federal law requires that employers, group health plans, and insurance companies, consider the…

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The SCHIP Extension Act – Changing How Insurers Do Business

Workers’ compensation insurers will have to change the way they do business, starting July 1, 2009. On this date, the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 will take effect, forcing

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Halloween 2008 – A treat for the State’s newest Bar members

Ramos & Law is pleased to announce our newest associate, Tiffany K. Yamini.  Mrs. Yamini, along with several of her classmates, received her passing Bar results on Halloween day. Mrs.…

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Violating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act Can Hurt Insurers’ Bottom Line

Not accounting for Medicare’s interest during workers’ compensation settlements can lead to shortfalls in insurers’ bank accounts. Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP), the Center for Medicare and Medicaid…

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    Have you or someone you love been hurt at work? There are certain deadlines in the Georgia Workers’ Comp system. Fill out the contact form below for a free consultation to examine your rights, or call us at (770) 637-0105, even if you’ve been denied benefits.

      * We value your privacy, all information is kept  strictly confidential.