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Cardiac care, orthopedics: More bundled payments in 2017
Effective July 1, 2017, CMS will require hospitals in 98 randomly selected markets to accept bundled payments for bypass surgery and heart attacks, and hospitals in 67 markets to accept bundled payments for surgeries for hip and femur fractures. The announcement earlier this summer affirms the...[MORE]
Articles of Interest
Article 2333 Workers’ comp rates going up in South Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Insurance approved a loss cost increase of 2.5%, effective September 1, 2016. The National Council on Compensation Insurance had requested an increase of 4.1%. As South Carolina’s licensed rating organization, NCCI files loss costs on behalf of its member ...[MORE]
Article 2332 PHT member victory: Commission finds employee did not prove compensable claim
A Palmetto Hospital Trust member recently scored a victory with the Full Commission of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission. The employee in this denied case alleged an injury to her back occurring while moving a patient from a CT bed to a stretcher. Following a hearing, ...[MORE]
Article 2331 From the Commission
Form 14B (Physician's Statement) Modified for Clarity – The Commission has modified the Form 14B for the purpose of clarifying information on whether or not future medical care and treatment will be required. Beginning on January 1, 2017, the Commission will require the use of the newly ...[MORE]
Article 2330 Falls at workplace exact heavy toll
Working-age adults account for more than two-thirds of the estimated 9.9 million annual fall-related injuries impacting U.S. adults according to Liberty Mutual’s latest research, highlighting the importance of companies actively protecting employees and the public from falls. Liberty Mutual ...[MORE]
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Palmetto Healthcare Liability Insurance Program (PHLIP) was founded in 2001 in response to the growing need for a stable source for professional and general liability insurance for South Carolina hospitals and health systems. Operating as a risk purchasing group pursuant to the Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986, PHLIP serves its members by providing access to group self-insurance options as an alternative to commercial insurance. PHLIP currently offers its members group self-insurance alternatives for healthcare professional & general liability and medical stop-loss coverage.