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December 2015

#Our e-newsletter for Enterprise Risk Management, Claim Settlement and Healthcare Solutions.


Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) 

This year marks our 25th anniversary as a firm, and we are very grateful for our wonderful clients who have allowed us the opportunity to serve them in ways we never dreamed possible in 1991. We are forever indebted to you for your unique risk management insights and desire to make a difference in the field. We hope to continue to meet and exceed your expectations every day. As we look forward to serving your interests in 2016, there are several new key products and services that will allow us to reduce future risk and claim costs even further.  Read more >>

Claim Settlement, Medicare, and Medicare Set Asides

On December 24, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they will makes changes to the Medicare Claim Payments when Ongoing Responsibility (ORM) for Medicals is reported. Effective January 1, 2016, in situations where an insurer or workers' compensation entity has reported to CMS that it has ORM for specific care or an injury, CMS' claims processing contractors will use the information provided by the insurer or workers' compensation entity to determine whether Medicare is able to make primary payment for those claims. For more information, please click here >>


During the past month, several experts and Medicare officials have discussed the future of prescription medications. Almost all agree that the healthcare community needs a more advanced way to deal with the rising costs of medications. To learn more about their insights and predictions, please click here >>

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