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  • ISSUES IN ALTERNATIVE DRUG THERAPY

    ISSUES IN ALTERNATIVE DRUG THERAPY

    Complementary and alternative drug therapy is becoming more popular among consumers. CNN reports that in 2015, more than 33 percent of people in the United States were searching for assistance with their health issues from somewhere other than their primary medical doctor. These alternative treatments are typically used in conjunction with traditional medicine, but about

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  • What is a Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s Technology Integration Impact?

    What is a Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s Technology Integration Impact?

    In today’s world, technology is an ever-increasing component of daily personal and professional life. The pace at which technology develops seem to be rapidly increasing and insurance companies have the opportunity to leverage technological advances to their advantage. A Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) such as Northwood offers seamless technology integration to impact an insurance company’s

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  • COST-SAVING QUESTIONS MICHIGAN AUTOMOBILE NO-FAULT INSURANCE COMPANIES SHOULD ASK

    COST-SAVING QUESTIONS MICHIGAN AUTOMOBILE NO-FAULT INSURANCE COMPANIES SHOULD ASK

    COST-SAVING QUESTIONS MICHIGAN AUTOMOBILE NO-FAULT INSURANCE COMPANIES SHOULD ASK  IN EVALUATING THEIR  MEDICAL COST CONTAINMENT APPROACH FOR CLAIMANTS WHO WERE INVOLVED IN AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT The healthcare and insurance industries are becoming increasingly complex with intricate billing, claims and health benefit management systems. Insurance companies will greatly benefit from partnering with a third-party administrator (TPA)

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  • Credentialed Provider Networks

    Insurance carriers and estimators working within the workman’s compensation field have numerous challenges along with several obligations to their claimants. In addition to ethical responsibilities, estimators must have a working knowledge of medical providers and the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for claims involving durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS). As the

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  • Opioids and No-Fault Insurance Claims

    Prescription painkillers and more specifically, opioids, are a growing concern in the United States for insurance carriers in the automobile no-fault industry. Not only are the costs for these prescriptions rising, the incidence of overdose and addiction is becoming an increasingly distressing concern for adjusters involved in no-fault claims. General practice physicians are prescribing painkillers

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