San Diego, CA – Mitchell, a leading 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 Universal SmartComp’s physical medicine network. SmartComp is a national physical medicine services company in the workers’ compensation industry. Mitchell Workers’ Compensation Solutions’ SmartAdvisor Partner Bridge gives medical bill review organizations the power to conduct instant network contract repricing and enhanced savings audits. The SmartAdvisor-SmartComp Partner Bridge empowers insurance payers to substantially contain costs and improve patient outcomes by leveraging the operational efficiencies available from the Mitchell SmartAdvisor medical bill review platform.
“Mitchell Workers’ Compensation Solutions welcomes SmartComp to the SmartAdvisor medical bill review platform, which partners with best-of-breed healthcare technology innovators to optimize claims processing solutions,” said Nina Smith-Garmon, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Mitchell Workers’ Compensation Solutions Division. “SmartComp is as committed as we are to streamlining medical claims operations and improving cost containment for insurance payers and others in the workers’ compensation marketplace.”
“SmartComp looks forward to helping Mitchell SmartAdvisor clients contain physical medicine claim costs,” said Ken Hannigan, President and Chief Operating Officer, Universal SmartComp. “We share a common vision of reducing workers’ compensation medical costs with technology solutions — proprietary treatment benchmarks, quality providers and a pricing model specific to physical medicine — proven to reduce over-utilization, treatment duration and to expedite employees’ return to work.”