Workers' Compensation Management

Pennsylvania Revives Drug Formulary Debate
On October 23, 2017, the Pennsylvania Senate Labor Committee voted out Senate Bill 936 (SB936) with a vote of seven to five, moving the bill to the next step in the voting process. Read More

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California MTUS Drug Formulary Updates
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) released a revised draft MTUS Drug Formulary rule and opened a second 15-day comment period on the rule. Read More

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Eastern Seaboard Governors Declare States Of Emergency In Preparation For Hurricane Irma
In preparation for Hurricane Irma, several southeastern states have declared states of emergency. This planning includes provisions for maintaining access to necessary medical care during the time of the declared emergency. Read More

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Relief for Injured Workers in Harvey’s Path
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), released a bulletin on August 29, 2017, aimed at ensuring a continuity of care for injured workers living in the counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Read More

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Preparing for IAIABC Claims Release 3.1
The IAIABC (International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions) maintains and develops electronic reporting standards in the Workers Compensation arena. Read More

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Best Practices for Employers and Insurers in Building Today's Most Effective and Connected Return-to-Work Programs
In pursuit of building out an effective RTW program, it would greatly help employers and carriers to keep in mind the following best practices and elements... Read More

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Readily Accessible Compliance-Based Content
As more regulatory guidelines are applied, managing large quantities of information has proven to be very challenging. Read More

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Understanding SB1160—New California Utilization Review Requirements
In the scant two months leading up to its signature by California Governor, Jerry Brown, SB1160 gained a tremendous amount of attention from those in the California workers’ compensation industry.
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Industry trends are shaping insurance technology
As new technological capabilities become available, insurance carriers and other payors are seeking opportunities to strengthen their cost containment workflow to keep up with the ever-changing market. Read More

Posted in: Blogs, Auto Casualty Claims Processing, Workers' Compensation Management, SmartPrice Solutions, Casualty Solutions

 Break Down Traditional Bill Review Procedures
Payors often fall into a pattern of sending their workers’ compensation medical bills through the same process they always have, and are consequently getting the same results they’ve always gotten. Read More

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