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Broadspire Knows No Law But Its Own

Apr 2, 2021

Broadspire continues to break the rules, seemingly confident that California regulators will not hold the claims administrator to account. For months, we reported on B...

Zurich Denies Liability After Accepting Liability

Mar 30, 2021

Zurich recently denied liability for an injured workers’ treatment, claiming the 2003 injury was not work-related — despite the fact that Zurich already authorized the treatm...

IBR Hall of Shame: Employers

Mar 24, 2021

Employers Holdings set a shameful new standard of indifference with regard to promptly and correctly reimbursing providers. The insurer incorrectly denied payment, disregarde...

Gallagher Bassett, Foster Farms Lay A Rotten Egg in CA

Mar 12, 2021

Update: As of April 1, 2021 Gallagher Bassett can locate and process claims for Foster Farms employees. Workers’ compensation claims for injured employees of Foster Fa...

ESIS + Conduent + StrataCare = Provider Torment

Mar 2, 2021

Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) profit from reducing the reimbursements providers receive for treating injured workers. Yet, we would argue that providers (and injure...

ESIS & ABM Industries - IBR Hall of Shame

Jan 28, 2021

We continue to look at the misbehavior of ESIS, which yesterday entered the IBR Hall of Shame for its deplorable treatment of a provider who prevailed in two Independent Bill...

Is ESIS Gaming California's Work Comp System?

Jan 27, 2021

In this latest installment of the IBR Hall of Shame, we chronicle the never-ending payment torture inflicted on a provider who “wins” an Independent Bill Review (IBR). This i...

Data PROVES Electronic Billing for Workers' Comp Works

Nov 10, 2020

COVID-19 and our recent elections highlight the flaws, delays, and increasing creakiness of the US postal system. In 2020, as mail fails, electronic bill transmission offers ...

DaisyBill Automates Zurich Second Review Appeals

Oct 21, 2020

DaisyBill recently broke the story (after receiving multiple reports from the DaisyBill community and beyond) that Zurich has improperly denied California providers’ bills fo...

When Zurich Speaks, Garbled Noncompliance Comes Out

Oct 20, 2020

We are writing about Zurich again, as the claims administrator’s conduct continues to be a symptom of the deep unfairness that permeates California’s workers’ comp system. Th...

Zurich: Triples Down on Foul Play

Oct 15, 2020

Clearly Zurich fears no recourse as it continues to systematically ignore rules while stripping California providers of proper reimbursement. In this latest development, Zuri...

Zurich: CORRECT Appeal Instructions for Zurich Denials

Oct 5, 2020

Today, we explain the COMPLIANT protocol for California providers to dispute the noncompliant denials that Zurich recently issued, and that were based on its completely nonco...

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