Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the announcement by Paradigm Management Services, Inc. that a recent independent analysis by Milliman, Inc., estimates that their services reduce lifetime cost projections by 40.9% for pain management claims. The reductions were the result of decreases in a number of cost elements, including physician services, pharmaceutical expenses, surgical interventions and future indemnity benefits. Find out more by clicking here.
Also in the news is the Texas Dept. of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation, who have announced a series of free, half-day educational seminars, providing an overview of the new TDI-DWC requirements related to submitting paper and electronic medical bills, including a discussion of the changes from the previous requirements and a brief introduction to the new electronic medical billing standards. Find out more (including the free registration link!) by clicking here.