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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Workers’ Compensation System – Meeting the Challenges and Staying Relevant

Workers’ Compensation System – Meeting the Challenges and Staying Relevant

Workers injured while on the job are eligible for workers’ compensation insurance – this benefit is granted only on the basis of a medical records review to establish the injury and its severity. Workers’ comp insurance protects employees and help employers cover the cost of care provided to the injured employee. Small as well as … Continue reading Workers’ Compensation System – Meeting the Challenges and Staying Relevant

The Electronic Health Record and Its Impact on Physician-Patient Interaction

The Electronic Health Record and Its Impact on Physician-Patient Interaction

The electronic health record was welcomed with mixed reactions by providers, patients as well as legal professionals who have to deal with medical records on a regular basis. One of its perceived advantages is that it can facilitate processes such as medical claims review and medical records review because of the ease of sharing the … Continue reading The Electronic Health Record and Its Impact on Physician-Patient Interaction

New Supreme Court Ruling Can Have Considerable Impact on Filing of Personal Injury Lawsuits [Infographics]

New Supreme Court Ruling Can Have Considerable Impact on Filing of Personal Injury Lawsuits [Infographics]

Personal injury and workers’ compensation cases require significant processes such as medical record retrieval and medical record review for attorneys. The aspect of “fault” is the major difference between these two types of cases. A personal injury case hinges on “fault,” whereas in a workers’ comp case you don’t need to prove “fault.” Some categories … Continue reading New Supreme Court Ruling Can Have Considerable Impact on Filing of Personal Injury Lawsuits [Infographics]

First Responders’ Mental Illnesses to Be Covered under Workers’ Compensation in Vermont

First Responders’ Mental Illnesses to Be Covered under Workers’ Compensation in Vermont

Psychological injuries comprise an important component of claims in both Personal Injury and Employment Law. Here medical records review is an important first step to establish the injury. Insurance and employment law defense counsel, and claims adjusters need to be knowledgeable about the medical-legal notion of psychological trauma. PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is … Continue reading First Responders’ Mental Illnesses to Be Covered under Workers’ Compensation in Vermont

Stop Upcoding Your Procedures. It is Fraud!

Stop Upcoding Your Procedures. It is Fraud!

Whistleblower lawsuits or qui tam lawsuits cover fraudulent activities that range from tax evasion to healthcare fraud involving Medicare and Medicaid. These are lawsuits where in citizen involvement is significant, and citizens help reveal cases of fraud against the government. Healthcare fraud committed by hospitals, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, and individual medical practitioners among other … Continue reading Stop Upcoding Your Procedures. It is Fraud!

Social Security’s Compassionate Allowance Initiative Needs Improvements, the U.S. Government Accountability Office Says

Social Security’s Compassionate Allowance Initiative Needs Improvements, the U.S. Government Accountability Office Says

Providers of medical record review for attorneys know how important it is to expedite disability claims for people diagnosed with severe and terminal illnesses so that they can quickly obtain the benefits due. The Social Security Administration (SSA) created the Compassionate Allowance Initiative (CAL) to speed up the claims process for those claimants who have … Continue reading Social Security‚Äôs Compassionate Allowance Initiative Needs Improvements, the U.S. Government Accountability Office Says

Transitioning to Cloud-based EHR Could Be Beneficial for Healthcare Providers

Transitioning to Cloud-based EHR Could Be Beneficial for Healthcare Providers

What is so good about electronic health records (EHR)? Before the advent of EHRs, access to medical charts and processes such as medical records review were challenging and involved a considerable amount of physical labor and time. Each time a patient visited the physician’s office or hospital, their file had to be physically taken from … Continue reading Transitioning to Cloud-based EHR Could Be Beneficial for Healthcare Providers