SAN DIEGO, CA (Marketwire) – Mitchell, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that the SmartAdvisor™ Partner Bridge is now available throughout Align Networks, Inc. Align is a provider of workers’ compensation physical medicine management programs through its nationwide provider network. Mitchell Workers’ Compensation Solutions’ SmartAdvisor Partner Bridge gives medical bill review organizations the tools and technologies to conduct instant network contract repricing and enhanced savings audits. The SmartAdvisor-Align Partner Bridge empowers insurance payers to obtain significant cost containment while improving patient outcomes by bringing together best-of-breed partners to leverage the operational efficiencies available from the SmartAdvisor medical bill review platform.
“Mitchell Workers’ Compensation Solutions is pleased to partner with Align Networks, an innovator sharing our commitment to simplifying and optimizing claims processing in order to contain costs and improve the customer experience,” said Nina Smith-Garmon, senior vice president and general manager of the Mitchell Workers’ Compensation Solutions Division. “The SmartAdvisor medical bill review platform is continuously adding capabilities in order to reduce medical claims turnaround time while adding savings and improving claims outcomes, and we welcome Align to the Mitchell family of claims solutions.”
“We are pleased to be part of the SmartAdvisor Partner Bridge, and look forward to joining forces with Mitchell, a company with a similar focus on serving all workers’ compensation constituents — insurance carriers and third-party administrators, injured workers, and therapy providers — with the goal of delivering industry-leading cost savings, clinically-driven superior patient outcomes, and streamlined administrative processes,” said Tad Grattan, senior vice president, Align Networks.