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 [...]
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, EK Health Partner with Large Employer to Decrease Workers’ Comp Medical Spending by 20%
Company Experts Present Case Study at National Workers’ Comp Conference November 9-11 LAS VEGAS & SAN JOSE, Calif.--Wasting medical payments in workers’ compensation is avoidable, according to a panel of experts presenting at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo November 9-11 in Las Vegas. “Our panel will demonstrate how this connectivity can [...]