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CorVel Adjuster &  Attorney Ignore CA Law (Part 1)
Jan 22, 2024
CorVel Adjuster & Attorney Ignore CA Law (Part 1)
Getting paid for treating injured workers can be highly challenging for providers. And sometimes, claims administrators and their representatives can be just plain mean. ...
CorVel Adjuster &  Attorney Ignore CA Law (Part 2)
Jan 22, 2024
CorVel Adjuster & Attorney Ignore CA Law (Part 2)
In the prior installment of this troubling story, a Corvel Senior WC Specialist became belligerent in response to a provider’s inquiry about payment for six bil...
Myth Debunked: Payer "Doesn't Accept" e-Bills
Jan 19, 2024
Myth Debunked: Payer "Doesn't Accept" e-Bills
When non-client providers contact us about workers’ comp e-billing, they inevitably share frustrations based on certain e-billing myths. In this series, we address the most c...
Obituary: Palomar Urgent Care (for Injured Workers)
Jan 18, 2024
Obituary: Palomar Urgent Care (for Injured Workers)
California workers’ comp has lost yet another sizable medical practice, in another unmistakable sign of the ongoing breakdown of the system.Palomar Health Medical Grou...
CCSF: e-Billing Hero
Jan 17, 2024
CCSF: e-Billing Hero
When workers’ comp claims administrators fail to uphold their legal obligations to compliantly accept and respond to providers’ electronic bills (e-bills), daisyNews alerts t...
CA OMFS 2024: DMEPOS Fee Schedule Update
Jan 16, 2024
CA OMFS 2024: DMEPOS Fee Schedule Update
California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) updated the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) fee schedule, effective for services...
CA OMFS 2024: Pathology, Clinical Lab Fee Schedule Update
Jan 15, 2024
CA OMFS 2024: Pathology, Clinical Lab Fee Schedule Update
On January 4, 2024, California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) updated the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory portion of the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS), ef...
Provider Alert! New 2024 TRPN DirectPay Scheme
Jan 11, 2024
Provider Alert! New 2024 TRPN DirectPay Scheme
There may be no company in the workers’ comp space with a worse reputation than Three Rivers Provider Network DirectPay (TRPN). But this discount contracting entity st...
Athens Pays Interpreter More Than Physician For Evaluation
Jan 10, 2024
Athens Pays Interpreter More Than Physician For Evaluation
Once again, a claims administrator — with the help of a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) — offers a perfect example of what makes treating injured workers financially un...
Albertsons Employee's Post-Amputation UR Nightmare
Jan 9, 2024
Albertsons Employee's Post-Amputation UR Nightmare
Two days before Christmas in 2022, an Albertsons Companies employee suffered “traumatic amputations” of three toes in a work accident. This worker lived alone on the t...
daisyNews: 2023 Top 10 Articles
Jan 8, 2024
daisyNews: 2023 Top 10 Articles
In 2023, daisyNews tackled the stories, trends, and issues that had the biggest impact on providers who treat injured workers. Below, we share the 10 most-read articles of th...
Sedgwick Racks Up Another 11,947 Audit Complaints
Dec 19, 2023
Sedgwick Racks Up Another 11,947 Audit Complaints
Since October 2012, California law has required workers’ comp claims administrators to accept electronic bills (e-bills) from providers, and to respond to those e-bills with ...