Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the California Department of Insurance and Orange County DA’s announcement of the shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent workers’ comp medical billing and kickback operation with the filing of charges against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and business owners. Authorities noted that more than 13,000 patients and at least 27 insurance carriers were victims in the scheme, which involved billing for unnecessary creams, tests and treatments to maximize profits. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is Mitchell’s announcement of its enhanced specialty bill review solution for the workers’ compensation market. After it acquired Qmedtrix in October of last year, Mitchell developed its new solution by integrating the Qmedtrix product platform with the specialty bill review and provider negotiation systems that make up the company’s “SmartPrice Solutions”: FairPay Specialty Bill Review and Mitchell Negotiations. Find out more by clicking here!