IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sue C. Hutchings, CPDM has joined CompPartners, a workers’ compensation, disability, and group health managed care organization, as account manager. She brings 25 years of experience to the position, having most recently served as regional workers’ compensation claims supervisor for PMA Insurance Group.
Her expertise spans all aspects of claims management, supervision, litigation, and adjusting. She spent six years training and overseeing defense attorneys in California workers’ compensation litigation and served as an instructor for the Insurance Education Association on permanent disability rating. Hutchings has given numerous presentations on workers’ compensation reform in California, evaluation of permanent impairment, reporting and claims handling procedures, managed care rules and tools, and Texas Health Care Networks.
Hutchings is a Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM) through IEA (Insurance Education Association) and holds the Self-Insurance Administrator certificate.
Established in 1998, CompPartners is a managed care organization serving State funds, insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third-party administrators, and other workers’ compensation payers. Services encompass a workers’ compensation medical network, physician peer review, utilization review, medical bill review, Medicare Set-Aside analyses, medical and disability case management using evidence-based guidelines, and employee enrollment services. In addition, the company’s Specialty Medical Reviews provides independent physician reviews for group health. CompPartners was the first organization to be nationally accredited by URAC as an Independent Review Organization for workers’ compensation and was one of California’s first Health Care Organizations to be certified and one of the first to launch a Medical Provider Network. CompPartners can be reached at 949-253-3111 or www.comppartners.com.
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