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ALERT: Malpractice Insurance & Telehealth Coverage

Apr 3, 2020

In our most recent webinar, California Workers’ Comp Telehealth Made Easy, we reviewed the Medicare and California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) rules for providing...

Virginia Workers' Comp Enters New Century

Jun 27, 2019

The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission (VWCC), in its hundredth year of operation, will enter the 21st century as of next week. Effective July 1, 2019, the VWCC...

Let's Make This Clear: Workers' Comp Is Not Medicare

May 29, 2019

A recent post by Joe Paduda perpetuates the common but incorrect practice of analogizing workers’ comp to Medicare. In his discussion, Paduda notes that Medicare pays much le...

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...

Data: Excessive Workers’ Comp Claim Denials Backfire

Aug 31, 2018

An industry study tells an interesting story about workers’ compensation claims. A significant upward trend in denials ultimately cost employers and their claims administrato...

How MPNs Are Hurting Workers’ Comp

Aug 11, 2017

Last week on the blog, we argued that the RFA system in California workers’ comp is broken – it’s failing providers, and it’s restricting injured employees’ access to care. O...

Why the RFA System Is Broken

Aug 4, 2017

Every day, we hear from frustrated providers across California who are struggling with their Requests for Authorization (RFAs). Their RFAs take too long to submit, and often ...

WCRI Study Shows Negligible Effect of Provider Choice on Comp Costs

May 3, 2017

A new study by the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) tackles an age-old industry debate: Should the choice of a medical provider in a workers’ compensation case...

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