Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Is Your UR Vendor Hiring the Right Physicians?

Posted on September 12, 2019

The success of a utilization review organization depends on the quality of its physician network. This starts with taking careful measures to verify the credibility of reviewers to ensure good outcomes and prevent fraud. In... Read More

What’s Going On With California UR Regs?

Posted on August 13, 2019

It’s been nearly three years since California passed Senate Bill 1160, a utilization review reform measure designed to accelerate and improve workers’ comp care for injured employees. While components of the law have been... Read More

Rigorous vs. Permissive Utilization Review: Beyond the ‘Rubber Stamp’

Posted on June 14, 2017

All utilization review (UR) programs are not created equal, and picking the inferior program can cause big problems for workers’ comp payers, especially with UR programs taking on a more prominent role in claims management.... Read More

Changing UR Regulations: Will Your UR Organization Be Ready?

Posted on September 22, 2016

The eyes of the workers’ compensation industry are once on California, whose legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1160, which, if signed by the governor, could significantly affect workers’ comp in the Golden State and... Read More

Utilization Review: Addressing the Issues

Posted on April 25, 2016

Utilization review has received its share of criticism in workers’ compensation. In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, Genex’s Todd Andrew answers the tough questions regarding UR and explains why it’s a valuable... Read More
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