Investigative Report Raises Social Insurance Issues
6 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Date Written: February 14, 2021
The tension between public pension systems and workers' compensation programs was highlighted in a recent investigative report by the NJ State Comptroller. The report raises additional critical issues common to other state and national collateral social insurance programs challenged by current fiscal limitations.
Keywords: Public Employee Pensions, Workers' Compensation, Lump-Sum Settlements, Medical Monitoring, Transparency, Offset, Reimbursement, CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, MSP, Medicare Secondary Payment Act, Cost Shifting
JEL Classification: K31, I13
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