Efforts to improve the quality of medical care provided to injured workers are increasingly linked to provider performance. Robert Evans, Rising’s VP of Repricing Solutions, joins other industry experts to discuss where the industry is at with measuring provider performance.
Effective Date: May 1, 2014 /
April 21, 2014 — Cranston, RI & Chicago, IL — An updated Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule has been released and will go into effect on May 1, 2014, for services on or after that date.
Medical bill review services that identify errors and overcharges can help self-funded employers reduce their health benefit costs. John Brogan, Rising’s Director of Technical Assurance, discusses the billing practices of “upcoding” and “unbundling.”
March 26, 2014 — Chicago, IL — URAC, a Washington, DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry, grants the full Workers’ Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation to Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) through 2017. Rising is one of just 41 companies with this accreditation in the country today.
Innovative Approach Challenges Industry Status Quo /
March 13, 2014 – Chicago, IL – Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) has been named a finalist for the 5th annual Dorland Health Case in Point Platinum Awards in Workers’ Compensation Case Management. This unique awards program recognizes the most successful and innovative case management offerings in the industry today.
Anne Kirby, Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Care Management, and Robert Evans, VP of Repricing Solutions, share their thoughts on using analytics and a patient advocacy approach to drive better medical outcomes in workers’ compensation.
This article highlights key findings from Rising’s 2013 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study, which surveyed claims leaders nationwide. Author and President/CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, Bob Wilson, particularly hones in on the work comp industry’s opportunities in the area of claims talent development.