The Amazon Effect: Streamlining Work Comp Care Management by Rising CEO Jason Beans | WorkCompWire | June 2023

June 1, 2023 – Amazon has forever revolutionized the way we shop. The e-commerce giant has become synonymous with convenience and choice, raising the bar for selection, pricing options, delivery speed, and self-service simplicity.

At the core of Amazon’s success is an extreme focus on the customer experience. They understand that customers want a wide selection of products, but they want them vetted and reviewed for quality as well. Amazon also understands that customers want shopping to be easy, including limiting the number of websites, logins, passwords, and profiles they have to manage.

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Rising Adds Depth to Ancillary Services Team with Two Strategic Hires | May 2023

May 25, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Two seasoned ancillary services professionals have joined Rising Medical Solutions (Rising), further strengthening the company’s Marketplace offering for national ancillary solutions. Carolyn Tsourakis and Kelsey Murphy, both formerly operations leaders at ancillary service provider CentralComp, bring significant experience delivering durable medical equipment, diagnostic, physical therapy, prosthetic, hearing aid, home health, transportation, and translation services to the insurer, third party administer, and employer markets. Tsourakis joins Rising as Ancillary Medical Services Manager and Murphy joins as Ancillary Medical Services Program Analyst.

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Rising Announces Acquisition of Preferred Disability Management | Apr 2023

April 11, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) today announced the acquisition of Preferred Disability Management (PDM), a regional case management company headquartered in Carmel, Indiana. PDM’s services supplement Rising’s own portfolio and focus on field-based and catastrophic case management services, as well as telephonic case management, medical record analysis, physician peer reviews, triage services, independent medical evaluations, life care planning, medical cost projections for setting reserves, and return to work assessments.

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Updating Medical Fee Schedules Takes Balance featuring Rising CEO Jason Beans | Business Insurance | Mar 2023

March 2, 2023 – Medical inflation is a top concern in workers’ compensation this year and adjusting medical fee schedules may be one way to address rising costs, although the appetite for change is limited, comp experts say.

While some states have introduced legislation to overhaul their schedules, variations in costs among states illustrate the complexity of the issue, they say.

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Rising Appoints Nurse Practitioner Executive to Lead Clinical Services Division, Expand Offerings | Feb 2023

February 21, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Board-certified nurse practitioner and longtime managed care veteran Paige McCraney is the newest member of Rising Medical Solutions’ (Rising) leadership team. Paige brings more than 40 years of diverse experience as a nurse administrator, educator, and direct care provider to her role as Vice President of Care Management, responsible for Rising’s utilization review, nurse triage, care coordination, telephonic case management, and clinical quality management practices.

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Rising Launches MMSEA Section 111 Reporting Solution | Jan 2023

January 11, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) today announced its product portfolio expansion to help payers comply with Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA). The company’s new Section 111 reporting solution decreases payer liability for excess recovery costs and fines, while mitigating potential litigation by beneficiaries for improperly reported claims.

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