Preventable medical errors in hospitals are now the third leading cause of death in the US, only after heart disease and cancer. Rising CEO Jason Beans writes about this disturbing statistic in his Risk & Insurance Risk Insider column.
Rising CEO Jason Beans discusses how workers’ compensation medical costs are spiking in hidden pockets across the country.
Polling Claims Leaders to Deliver Actionable Data, Including ACA Insights /
June 10, 2014 — Chicago, IL — The 2014 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study survey is underway, with a continued mission of researching the complex forces that impact claims management in workers’ compensation today – forces that challenge both operational effectiveness and industry growth.
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.