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WorkCompWire: Using Data to Affect Change in Workers’ Comp

Posted on Nov 14, 2016

In a system with roots reaching back more than 100 years, change doesn’t come easy in workers’ comp. It isn’t sparked by a revolutionary movement designed to shake the heart of the system, but is evolutionary, involving a... Read More

WorkCompWire: UR Demands Raise New Questions About URO Programs

Posted on Nov 7, 2016

Utilization review (UR) has become a hot issue in workers’ compensation recently, with states such as California making changes to its regulations in an attempt to reduce treatment delays and ensure quality by requiring... Read More

National Underwriter Property & Casualty: Drug of Choice

Posted on Nov 6, 2016

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IME National Provider Evaluation Checklist

Posted on Oct 6, 2016

Only a true national provider can give you: Peace of mind from National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Continuous Query monitoring Access to experienced independent medical evaluators, not just a generic list of doctors SOC 1... Read More

IME Referral Tip Sheet

Posted on Oct 1, 2016

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WorkCompWire: Mariellen Blue: Factoring Comorbidities Into Case Severity

Posted on Jul 26, 2016

It’s no secret comorbidity factors have taken a toll on workers’ compensation. In the past decade, the percentage of workers’ comp claims with a comorbid diagnosis (diabetes, hypertension, depression and obesity) has nearly... Read More

WorkCompWire: Tom Sebold: What Makes Specialized Bill Review ‘Special?’

Posted on Jul 19, 2016

In the past decade, technology has taken on a significant role in medical record and bill processing. Automated programs have improved bill review integration, making it more user-friendly, secure and readily available.... Read More

WCI: Best Practice Hierarchy

Posted on Jul 16, 2016

Prioritizing Integration of Utilization Review, Medical Nurse Case Management, Medical Bill Review This article originally appeared on 07/06/16 on the Workers’ Compensation Institute’s website, and is republished here with... Read More

The Transparent Bill Review Process: Creating Trust, Elevating Results

Posted on May 4, 2016

In medical cost containment, transparency is essential to doing business. This can only be achieved when companies are able to see a full picture of their bill review expenditures. However, all too often, transparency has... Read More

WorkCompWire: Cathy Glade: Relieving the Adjuster's Burden Through Automated Technology

Posted on May 3, 2016

It’s no secret that adjusters are among the hardest-working individuals in the workers’ comp industry. They are charged with the seemingly impossible task of making important, yet fast decisions that meet regulatory... Read More

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