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We have learned that,
effective September 1, 2022, ombudsmen are now required to place a call to a
Claimant who fails to timely call or Zoom into a benefit review conference.
While we have yet to see a formal memo or bulletin confirming this new policy,
we think it a good one which may avoid needless delay in the dispute resolution
process resulting from an unrepresented Claimant’s forgetfulness or inability
to negotiate the Zoom platform. Rather than simply resetting the proceeding to
a later date, we think a call from the ombudsman to the non-appearing Claimant
may salvage the BRC setting and result in productive mediation of the parties’
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