DataCare Addresses Key Compliance Items

As a software provider who has been in the workers' compensation industry well over a decade, DataCare has been able to address several elements that tie into the compliance of performing business as a TPA, managed care company, or a self-insured corporation.  Many of our clients requested information about the security and reliability of the Ahshay [...]

By | 2018-01-11T20:37:52+00:00 January 10th, 2018|press release, regulatory, reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Casebook Overview

DATACAREʼS CASEBOOK™ is a web-based paperless, workplace for case managers. It works with your claims system or standalone, to eliminate redundant processes and save 25% of your case managersʼ time with key time saving features. REAL-TIME WINDOW INTO YOUR CASE MANAGEMENT • Complete visibility – quickly track all cases; identify late reports, upcoming deadlines, court [...]

By | 2017-12-19T20:48:19+00:00 December 19th, 2017|case management, manager, reports, return to work|0 Comments

Patient Trends and Care++

As technology continues to advance in the healthcare industry, payers and providers have gained insight on how patients can become more engaged and increase the likelihood of positive outcomes, as well as decreased costs. A recent study by the CDW Healthcare surveyed 200 patients and 200 providers, and yielded the following results: Patient-provider Communication - [...]

By | 2017-10-20T17:27:31+00:00 October 20th, 2017|case management, case study, medical provider network|0 Comments

Is your Case Management Software TRULY nurse and patient-friendly?

DataCare recently surveyed several software platforms to see what they meant by the term "Mobile-friendly or Mobile-enhanced". What we observed was that the term "Mobile-friendly" is often loosely thrown around, while it simply just means that the system being used can function on a tablet or smartphone. This is not the same as a truly mobile-friendly platform. The [...]

By | 2017-09-26T19:56:18+00:00 September 26th, 2017|case management, case study|0 Comments

Are You Prepared For Senate Bill 1160?

This letter is to address the impact of Senate Bill 1160 (or SB1160) pertaining to self-insureds, TPA’s or third-party-administrators, employers, and utilization review organizations across California. On September 30, 2016, SB1160 was signed by Governor Jerry Brown, which is set for implementation beginning the first of January in 2018. The result of this bill will [...]

Drug Formulary: Quick and Easy Approvals with UR++

Express authorizations can be performed faster and more easily with the use of drug formularies. The recent release of the California Drug Formulary uses a very objective language suitable for fully- or partially-automated approval of requests. For example, after entering a medication request in DataCare’s UR++ system, the system can easily determine if the request should [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:53:06+00:00 June 27th, 2017|adjusters, express approval, regulatory, UR software, ur++|0 Comments

Cutting Complexity in Workers’ Compensation Utilization Review Programs

DataCare UR++SM reduces utilization review program costs by enabling claims adjusters and trained administrators to routinely approve 80% or more of all treatment requests and by significantly reducing the number of referrals to more expensive nurse or physician reviews. Quick approvals also shorten the time it takes for employees to return to work. With the UR++: [...]

Does Your Utilization Review Team Have the Tools It Needs?

Utilization review (UR) organizations need to coordinate the efforts of highly skilled professionals on a tight timetable. This makes modern technology a requirement for a top-performing team. According to Dr. Doug Benner, who led Kaiserʼs occupational health services for 30 years and now serves as medical business product development officer at EK Health, the California-based, [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:06+00:00 April 28th, 2017|case study, press release, UR software, ur++|0 Comments

UR++ 1.4 for Adjusters and Claims Professionals

DataCare is proud to present its latest release for Adjusters and Claims Professionals: UR++ 1.4 WHAT'S NEW Adjusters/ Claims Professionals come across several Request for Authorizations (RFAs) each day, and some cases may require additional attention. For this reason, the latest version of UR++ enables clients to incorporate a best practices ruleset to make approvals [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:06+00:00 March 24th, 2017|adjusters, insurance, press release, ur++|0 Comments