December 7, 2017

Jean Feldman Joins myMatrixx as Vice President of Ancillary Operations

myMatrixx

Tampa, FL – myMatrixx, a pharmacy and ancillary medical benefits management company focused on the workers’ compensation market, recently announced that Jean Feldman has joined the organization as Vice President of Ancillary Operations. In this role she will be responsible for managing the operational activities of the ancillary department… [Continue Reading]

WA L&I: Language Interpreter Sentenced for Padding Bill to State

WA Department of Labor and Industries

Tumwater, WA – A Seattle man will pay more than $5,000 in fines and restitution after pleading guilty to charges that he overbilled the state for Spanish language interpretive services. Appearing this week in King County Superior Court, Barak J. Ramon was sentenced to 15 days in jail converted to 120 hours of community service and a total of… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Reining in Repackaging!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a new whitepaper from Healthesystems covering outcome results from their repackaged drug and physician dispensing management program. Developed in 2008, the program targets lowering costs and utilization with strategies including subjecting all repackaged and physician… [Continue Reading]

White Paper: Healthesystems Produces Savings of up to 80% on Repackaged Drugs

Healthesystems

Tampa, FL – Healthesystems, a workers’ compensation pharmacy and ancillary benefits management provider, recently published outcome results from their repackaged drug and physician dispensing management program. Repackaged drugs and physician dispensing are practices contributing to the fast growing costs of prescription drug… [Continue Reading]

MSC and Game Ready Partner to Launch New Below-The-Knee Wrap for Amputee Patients

MSC Care Management

Jacksonville, FL – MSC Care Management, a One Call Care Management (OCCM) company, recently announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Game Ready, a leader in injury treatment and post-operative recovery through active compression and cold technology, to develop and launch a new wrap for traumatic below-the-knee… [Continue Reading]

Tomko Joins Amerisure as Director of Compensation & Benefits

Amerisure

Farmington Hills, MI – Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, a leading provider of property and casualty insurance for more than 100 years, recently announced the addition of Jennifer Tomko to Director of Compensation & Benefits. In this position, Tomko will report to Angela McBride, Vice President of Human Resources at Amerisure… [Continue Reading]

Cypress Care Re-Ups WC & P&C PBM Accreditation

Cypress Care

Duluth, GA – Healthcare Solutions, the parent company of Cypress Care, ScripNet and Procura Management, recently announced that its subsidiary, Cypress Care, has once again been awarded Workers’ Compensation and Property and Casualty Pharmacy Benefit Management Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Mulling Models…

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a statement from the IAIABC’s Executive Committee regarding their continuing concern about the inappropriate use of opioids in workers’ compensation.The release follows recent posts by Joe Paduda, Michael Gavin and Bob Wilson on how the Executive Committee had decided not to… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 2/22/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Opioids and the IAIABC’s need to lead Managed Care Matters Abject Failure at the IAIABC Evidence Based Kansas Workers’ Compensation Bill SB 73 CID Review Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all… [Continue Reading]

IAIABC: Responding to Inappropriate Opioid Use Critical to Workers’ Compensation

IAIABC

Madison, WI – The IAIABC Executive Committee is very concerned about the inappropriate use of opioids in workers’ compensation and the adverse effects it can have on injured workers. The Executive Committee is extremely interested in providing resources that can help jurisdictions appropriately respond to this problem. The IAIABC will continue… [Continue Reading]

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