October 2020

19 Oct The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announced Recent Changes in Policy, Payments, and Quality Provision

Conversion Factor for Reimbursement Rates Drops Nearly $4            The conversion factor that calculates reimbursement rates for orthopedic surgical services is now being reduced by $3.83, from $36.09 to $32.26, according to an August 5, 2020 news article on the American Association...

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10 Oct Workers’ Compensation and your Tax Return

Employees who get injured on the job may be entitled to and receive workers’ compensation benefits to cover medical expenses and a part of the lost wages. Read on if you are wondering how your workers’ compensation may affect your tax return. Work Comp Benefits and Taxes Work...

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06 Oct Accidents Can Happen Any Time, Any Place: Staying Safe on the Job

Following Safety Regulations are Essential On Monday, September 28th, 2020, at 7:45 a.m., an explosion occurred at Amalgamated Sugar’s production complex in Nampa, Idaho, when five employees accessed a closed-down steam dryer during a repair procedure. The five employees, wearing the standard fire-protection gear required for...

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