Tag Archives: Attorney Julie Mirman
If I can choose my own doctor can I choose my own pharmacy? Several times a week we receive calls from clients that they are at their local pharmacy and their prescription was denied. This can often be the pharmacy that will not call the insurance adjuster, the insurance adjuster that does not respond… Read More »
Upon reaching the age of Medicare eligibility confusion abounds when determining if Medicare is the secondary or primary payer, especially if you have a prior workers’ compensation injury. Requirements have become more stringent on the workers’ compensation insurance companies to report claims to Medicare. As a result more recipients are receiving what is called… Read More »
HCFA Forms Maryland Workers’ Compensation laws require that medical bills be submitted on HCFA forms. These are standard billing forms used by most insurance companies that have fields for the appropriate and necessary CPT (current procedures terminology) codes. However, some practitioners may not be aware that this is a requirement for workers’ compensation claims… Read More »
All too often when workers are injured the focus is on the most severe parts of the body hurt. Frequently the minor pains and bruises from other parts of the body are ignored. However, in a workers’ compensation claim it is very important to report every hurt, bruised, or swollen body part no matter… Read More »
I was told I have lifetime medical coverage, under workers’ compensation, but they are denying my claim!
The Law. Many injured workers remember that towards the end of their case, when they settled, received a lump sum award, or weekly payments for a set period of time for their workers’ compensation claim, they were told that there right to medical treatment was left open for the duration of their life. However,… Read More »