Second Review
Providers Respond: How to Fix CA Workers' Comp
Dec 8, 2022
Providers Respond: How to Fix CA Workers' Comp
In advance of the public meeting recently held by the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), daisyBill offered a few suggestions for improving California’s workers’ comp sy...
Practice Recovers $1 Million Annually via Second Review Appeals
Oct 6, 2022
Practice Recovers $1 Million Annually via Second Review Appeals
It’s official: daisyBill providers have recovered over $100 million in revenue by electronically submitting Second Review appeals to dispute incorrect reimbursements f...
CA SCIF Baits & Switches MD Out of Payment
Sep 7, 2022
CA SCIF Baits & Switches MD Out of Payment
Once again, California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) may profit by exploiting a flaw in California’s Independent Bill Review (IBR) system.SCIF initially d...
Sedgwick Asserts CA "Loosened" Appeal Process
Jun 28, 2022
Sedgwick Asserts CA "Loosened" Appeal Process
California workers' comp is — supposedly — governed by laws, enacted by the state legislature, and carried out by the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC). For disputes ov...
Data: Sedgwick Fails to Process 16,261 Second Review Appeals
Jun 28, 2022
Data: Sedgwick Fails to Process 16,261 Second Review Appeals
Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Sedgwick Claims Management Services consistently ignores California workers’ comp requirements for properly responding to Second Review appeal...
Audit Complaint: Sedgwick 16,261 Noncompliant Second Review Responses
Jun 28, 2022
Audit Complaint: Sedgwick 16,261 Noncompliant Second Review Responses
Using data generated by tens of thousands of electronic bills sent by our provider clients, daisyBill has demonstrated consistent non-compliance with California e-billing reg...
Farmers Insurance: Winning "IBR Chicken”
Mar 31, 2022
Farmers Insurance: Winning "IBR Chicken”
California workers’ comp technically offers an appeals process for providers to dispute incorrect reimbursements. However, this appeals process actually encourages claims adm...
CA Workers' Comp: Appeals Rigged to Profit Payers
Mar 21, 2022
CA Workers' Comp: Appeals Rigged to Profit Payers
When a claims administrator incorrectly reimburses a California workers’ comp provider, the mandated process for the provider to dispute the error (or purposeful theft) is co...
Athens Admin Pays $0.51 for Firefighter's Treatment
Feb 1, 2022
Athens Admin Pays $0.51 for Firefighter's Treatment
We do our best to give folks the benefit of the doubt here at daisyBill. However, we can only presume that Athens Administrators deemed the authorized treatment admini...
Costco: Helmsman Tries to Skirt Missed Appointment Fee
Jan 30, 2022
Costco: Helmsman Tries to Skirt Missed Appointment Fee
Denying payment to a Medical-Legal physician by falsely deeming a service non-compensable is a common — and contemptible —  transgression. But Helmsman Management Serv...
Berkshire Hathaway: DWC Targeted Audit Needed ASAP
Jan 13, 2022
Berkshire Hathaway: DWC Targeted Audit Needed ASAP
As Berkshire Hathaway HomeState Companies (BHHC) persists in its failure to compliantly process thousands of valid Second Review appeals, the California Divisio...
Berkshire Hathaway Ignores THOUSANDS of Second Review Appeals (& CA Law)
Jan 12, 2022
Berkshire Hathaway Ignores THOUSANDS of Second Review Appeals (& CA Law)
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies (BHHC) continues to fail to compliantly process valid Second Review appeals submitted by California doctors to dispute erroneously deni...