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February 2015

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


Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) - Risk Profile Development – Identification of the Risks

A few months ago, we described the optimal Context of Risk Profile Development. This article in the series describes how to identify the risks organizations face, and how to create a framework for analyzing, measuring and managing them.  To read more about the first step in Risk Profile Development process, click here >>

Claim Settlement, Medicare, and Medicare Set Asides - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Reports Implementation Deadlines for ICD- 10 – CM; MMSEA Section 111 Guide Change

CMS Reports a reminder regarding ICD-10-CM diagnosis code reporting for Liability Insurance (Including Self-Insurance), No-Fault Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation. Read more >>

Additionally, CMS reports important amendments to Liability Insurance (Including Self-Insurance) Related to Exposure, Ingestion, and Implantation Issues (Section 6.5, page 6-24 of the MMSEA Guide). For a review of the Summary and Guide, click here >>

Healthcare - The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) of 2012 Data

In 2012, health care expenses among the U.S. population totaled $1.35 trillion. Medical care expenses, however, are highly concentrated among a relatively small proportion of individuals. Read more about the key findings from the latest public data to understand the key factors that will shape future healthcare >>

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