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CA Payors Put the Squeeze on Providers (Again)

Jun 13, 2019

In California, box 1a of the CMS 1500 billing form is for the injured worker’s Social Security Number (SSN). When the claims administrator insists the provider populate box 1...

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...

4 Minute How-To: Employer Responsibilities in California Workers' Comp

Mar 18, 2019

Watch the second installment in DaisyBill’s free educational video series on workers’ compensation billing.This short video explains the different ways that an employe...

6 Minute How-To: Completing a CMS 1500 for California Workers’ Comp

Mar 8, 2019

DaisyBill is all about making workers’ comp billing easier and more understandable. To that end, we launched a new video series aimed at mastering the ins and outs of this co...

Assistant at Surgery: All You Need to Know

Mar 4, 2019

Last week, we opened Pandora’s box on co-surgeons and team surgery. Notably left in the box was a discussion on assistant(s) at surgery. Typically this arises when physicians...

Co-Surgery vs. Team Surgery: All You Need to Know

Feb 26, 2019

Surgery in workers’ compensation cases opens a Pandora’s box: reserves go up, nurse case managers get involved, and surgeons need to justify every detail of their billing to ...

Reminder: Timely Bills Are Mandatory

Feb 14, 2019

Late bills will not be paid. Period. Timely billing has been in effect in California workers’ compensation since January 1, 2017, but we still see providers missing th...

CA Providers: Do Not Alter Bill When Submitting Second Review Appeal

Sep 14, 2018

To appeal incorrect reimbursements or bill denials, California providers must submit timely and compliant requests for second review. To date, DaisyBill clients have recovere...

Reminder: Refunds Not Required for CA Workers' Comp Bills

Sep 5, 2018

In November, we published our first post on the matter of accidental overpayments by claims administrators in California. With some claims administrators (understandably) con...

Get a Handle on CA Workers' Comp With New Webinar Series

Aug 17, 2018

If our blog has one theme, it’s that workers’ compensation billing and payment is a pain. It’s complicated, convoluted, and sometimes, downright frustrating. That’s wh...

CA Providers: Do Not Provide Additional Reports Without Payment

Aug 8, 2018

For California workers’ comp providers, reporting is an important (if sometimes burdensome) requirement. Documentation is everything, hence the requirements for reports like ...

Denials/Reductions for Insufficient E/M Documentation Continue

Jul 25, 2018

We recently warned providers about an emerging trend among California workers’ comp claims administrators: denying payment for Evaluation and Management (E/M) services in the...

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