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Liberty Mutual Stiffs QME - Attorneys Required

Sep 22, 2021

Hello California Workers’ Comp Attorneys,  Medical-Legal physicians in this state need your help. Payers like Liberty Mutual have found a way to skirt the Independent ...

IBR Hall of Shame: Sedgwick Sets New Standard of Noncompliance

Jul 6, 2021

Sedgwick failed to comply with an Independent Bill Review (IBR) ruling for almost four months. Worse, the payor’s brazenness is likely to go unpenalized by the state.T...

Med-Legal Bill Denied for Liability? Request IBR

Jun 29, 2021

Certain California workers’ comp payers deny reimbursement for Medical-Legal evaluations by claiming lack of liability for the initial injury. With this twisted, circular log...

City and County of San Francisco's Misleading Response in PPO Discount Dispute

Apr 5, 2021

Recently, a DaisyBill provider disputed a reduction in reimbursement from the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) for treating an injured employee. In the Explanation of ...

California IBR Fee Reduced Effective January 2020

Mar 5, 2020

Finally, some good news about Independent Bill Review (IBR)! Effective January 1, 2020, the required filing fee for providers requesting IBR dropped from $195 to $180. 

SCIF Tantrum Subverts the IBR Process

Nov 25, 2019

Few behaviors induce more cynicism than when claims administrators ask providers to withdraw requests for Independent Bill Review (IBR) in exchange for correct payment. Appar...

CPT 99358 - Maximus Correctly Rules in Favor of Provider (Hurray!)

Nov 18, 2019

*Update: The 2021 OMFS updates drastically changed how E/M codes are billed. The article below only applies to DOS before March 1, 2021.*In the past, DaisyBill has rep...

Maximus & DWC Drop Ball on IBR Eligibility

Oct 22, 2019

California workers’ comp billing and payment regulations are a minefield of complications. That said, some rules are fairly simple, and should be immutable. For exampl...

Liberty Mutual and a Cautionary Tale of Payment Woes

Oct 3, 2019

Today we’re sharing a maddening and all-too-common story of payment woes, this time featuring Liberty Mutual as the miscreant that just won’t pay a bill correctly -- despite ...

Liberty Mutual, Gallagher Bassett, Chubb Scoff at CA IBR Rules

Sep 4, 2019

It’s still happening: claims administrators including Liberty Mutual, Gallagher Bassett, and Chubb are ignoring the rules regarding Independent Bill Review (IBR), brazenly re...

SCIF, CorVel IBR Withdrawal Requests Create ENORMOUS Hassles for Providers

Aug 16, 2019

The billing lesson for today: providers should never agree to withdraw a request for Independent Bill Review (IBR), no matter how sweetly the payor begs. Trust us; we’ve lear...

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 ...

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