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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 ...

Maximus Confirms Using Second Review Appeals to Correct Billing Errors

Feb 12, 2019

Correcting a coding error is as simple as submitting a Second Review appeal explaining the error. Last year, we discussed the convoluted process to correct billing err...

Maximus Blunders AGAIN with 99358 Decision and a Math Error

Sep 20, 2018

Maximus Federal Services, the entity responsible for conducting Independent Bill Review (IBR) on behalf of California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), has once agai...

Maximus Creates IBR Delays With Impossible Demands

Aug 10, 2018

Maximus Federal Services, the private entity which conducts Independent Bill Review (IBR) on behalf of California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), has always demons...

How It Works: Independent Bill Review (IBR)

Oct 19, 2017

Think about what workers' comp providers go through to obtain correct payment for treating injured workers. Compliant authorization and billing are taxing enough. Appealing i...

IBR Injustice: Maximus Mishandling 0232T Decisions

Sep 14, 2017

A client of DaisyBill recently brought to our attention another poor Independent Bill Review (IBR) by Maximus Federal Services, the entity the California Division of Workers’...

Maximus Gets It Wrong in 99358 IBR Decision

Aug 31, 2017

Maximus Federal Services, the arbiter of Independent Bill Review (IBR) for the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), has denied payment to a provider due to an ...

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