DataCare Helps Prepare Technology Leaders of the Future

SAN JOSE and SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 2, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Like most technology firms, DataCare Corporation (https://www.datacare.com) is always looking for talented and well-educated technical professionals. According to Dr. Paulo Franca, President and Chief Technology Officer of DataCare Corporation, “DataCare has been very pleased to hire graduates of the University of California in [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:03:24+00:00 March 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Link Between Efficiency and Better Claim Outcomes

Between complying with the new regulations, mounting medical inflation and the need to find creative ways to manage cases, claims administrators everywhere have their hands full. As a result of added complexities in the claims world, the importance of increased organizational efficiency has never been as clear as it is today.  When a company operates [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:51:45+00:00 February 19th, 2014|press release, ur enforcer|0 Comments

Busting Myths in Workers’ Comp

Here are some of the common myths of workers' compensation.   Bill review only pays for approved treatments. We see overpayment of 10-14% of medical costs after bill review reduction when UR enforcement is not automated. Are you paying for unauthorized treatments? When was the last time you did a bill review audit? UR is [...]

DataCare Delivers SB 863 Compatibility from Day 1

Since January 1, 2013, DataCare has been SB 863 Comlpiant. SB 863 is changing the face of workers’ compensation in California and DataCare has worked hard to ensure that our clients are ready to handle 2013 claims. SB 863 has two changes that may require significant amount of labor and additional costs to payers that [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:50:44+00:00 January 28th, 2014|sb863|0 Comments

Dr. Franca honored by Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

The following speech was delivered on behalf of Professor Paulo Bianchi Franca, PhD at a naming ceremony on the campus of the Computing Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. TheUniversity of Rio de Janeiro is largest federal university in Brazil. The university named an amphitheater in his honor to recognize the contributions [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:50:08+00:00 January 28th, 2014|press release|0 Comments

Reed Group Featured in DataCare’s RTW ROI Whitepaper

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Reed Group® MDGuidelines are featured in DataCare's latest whitepaper "Calculating Hard-Dollar Returns on Return-to-Work Case Management".  In today's competitive business climate, a managed care company must provide empirical data that supports its ability to control costs, increase efficiency, and increase the quality of care. The key metrics that [...]

Workers’ Compensation Biggest Problem in Bill Review has been Solved by DataCare Four Years Ago

DataCare Customers Ahead of the Curve in Latest Survey of Workers’ Compensation Bill Review The 2012 Survey of Workers’ Compensation Bill Review by Heath Care Associates (http://www.healthstrategyassoc.com/2012BillReviewSurvey.pdf ) reports that the single biggest problem for Workers’ Compensation Bill Review is “the need to better and more completely link medical management determinations to the actual payment [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:47:55+00:00 September 3rd, 2013|bill review, ur enforcer|0 Comments

Affinity Occupational Health Selects DataCare Software to Meet Case Management Needs

Flexibility of DataCare platform a perfect match for Affinity's documentation requirements SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ After a thorough evaluation, Affinity Occupational Health (www.affinityhealth.org) has selected DataCare (www.datacare.com) software for their case management needs. Affinity Occupational Health is committed to personalized, high-quality health care. According to Dr. Paulo Franca, President and Chief Technology [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:47:28+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bill Review Silos Cost Payers Over $2 Billion

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The failure of workers’ compensation claims payers to properly audit medical bills for prior approval of treatment is costing upwards of $2 billion or more annually, in unwarranted medical payments.  This estimate is based on one firm’s analysis of medical payments over the past four years. In [...]