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Role of Work Comp in 'Medicare for All' System Uncertain

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With increasing attention on Congressional proposals that would create a single-payer health system …

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Peggy Sugarman Mar 7, 2019 a 9:03 am PST

Joe Paduda from Health Strategy Associates will be speaking to employers on what a single payer system might look like in California at the California Self-Insurers Association conference, he is the keynote speaker on April 8, 2019. Recommend hearing this dynamic speaker discuss these issues!

James Bader Mar 7, 2019 a 12:03 pm PST

Anything that could simplify the process of getting medical treatment to injured workers would be a huge improvement. The current system of MPNs, UR, and IMR just does not work, at least for those injured who need treatment.

Stuart Baron Mar 7, 2019 a 2:03 pm PST

Absolutely not in favor of a single pay system. It will take any competition out and put the whole process in the hands of the bureaucrats. I give you CMS and the MSA program that is currently in place for workers' comp claims. A nightmare most of the time in time delay, time lost and what seems to be capricious increases to just about every claim submitted for approval.

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