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Alert: More Unreasonable Physician Reporting Demands

May 17, 2019

When it comes to billing complications, some California payers are demanding documentation for time-based procedure codes; a demand that is unsubstantiated by California work...

SB 537: Physicians Should REVOLT Against Inequities

May 15, 2019

DaisyBill believes every California physician should be extremely alarmed by the proposed addition of Labor Code § 138.8 in SB 537. If passed as-is, § 138.8 would require the...

Ventura Unified School District Is No Longer Using York

May 14, 2019

Ventura Unified School District is no longer using York to process medical bills.  Effective 5/1/2019, Athens will be handling all claims for the Ventura Unified Schoo...

California Workers’ Comp Providers Are Overworked and, According to the WCRI, Underpaid

May 10, 2019

California pays its providers less than just about any other state for services rendered to injured workers. With 2,300 California provider clients, DaisyBill's number...

SB 537: Arbitrary Medicare Reimbursement Hurts Physicians

May 9, 2019

SB 537 incorrectly presumes there is an analogy between workers’ comp and Medicare. While the assumption seems understandable, it reflects a common misunderstanding that work...

The Conco Companies Changes TPA

May 9, 2019

The Conco Companies is no longer using Athens as its Third Party Administrator (TPA). Effective 4/1/2019, Travelers will be handling all claims for The Conco Companies...

SB 537: Say NO to Medicare Reimbursements

May 2, 2019

A proposed California bill, though seemingly benign, may establish Medicare rates as a standard for workers’ comp reimbursements, which would be a mistake. The bill, w...

Crum & Forster Switches Bill Review Vendor

Apr 26, 2019

According to a notice received from Crum and Forster, the insurer is no longer using Corvel for processing medical bills.Effective 4/24/2019, Conduent will be handling...

Liberty Mutual IBR Noncompliance: Unfair and Odious

Apr 17, 2019

After 124 days and 13 phone calls, Liberty Mutual fails to pay a $195 IBR fee ordered by Maximus. Employers need to take heed of this unlawful tale and make sure that ...

DaisyBill at RBMA Conference

Apr 15, 2019

If you’re attending the 2019 RBMA conference this week in Colorado Springs, visit us at Booth 204. The annual meeting of the Radiology Business Management Association ...

Updates to California's Guidelines for the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)

Apr 10, 2019

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recently made two important announcements concerning the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS).First, th...

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