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Preparing for the ‘Green Wave’ of Medical Cannabis in Workers’ Comp Claims

Preparing for the ‘Green Wave’ of Medical Cannabis in Workers’ Comp Claims

August 9, 2021

August 2021 EK Health’s Chief Medical Officer shares what he found on his education journey to b

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The Ergonomics of Video Conferencing Fatigue

The Ergonomics of Video Conferencing Fatigue

May 18, 2021

The Ergonomics of Video Conferencing Fatigue May 2021 As you’re reading this, take a

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Crafting a Win-Win Bill Review Solution

Crafting a Win-Win Bill Review Solution

April 26, 2021

Crafting a Win-Win Bill Review Solution April 2021 Though medical bill review can be seen

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The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

March 5, 2021

The Heart of the Matter Healthy Hearts for Healthy Claim Outcomes Beth Detjens | March 2021

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Patient Advocacy in a Mental Health Crisis

Patient Advocacy in a Mental Health Crisis

January 25, 2021

Patient Advocacy in a Mental Health Crisis Beth Detjens | January 2021 Merriam-Webster def

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Essentials of MSA Non-Submission Programs

Essentials of MSA Non-Submission Programs

November 30, 2020

Essentials of MSA Non-Submission Programs Jake Reason Vice President, Medicare Set-Aside Servi

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Medicare Set-Asides: A Wish List

Medicare Set-Asides: A Wish List

November 20, 2020

Medicare Set-Asides: A Wish List Jake Reason Vice President, Medicare Set-Aside Services Nove

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Field Nurse Case Management in the Age of Telehealth

Field Nurse Case Management in the Age of Telehealth

November 10, 2020

Field Nurse Case Management in the Age of Telehealth Beth Detjens November 2020 “It

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The Human Impact of Nurse Case Management

The Human Impact of Nurse Case Management

October 14, 2020

The Human Impact of Nurse Case Management Beth Detjens October 2020 At its most fundame

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A Day in the Life of a Nurse Case Manager

A Day in the Life of a Nurse Case Manager

October 2, 2020

A Day in the Life of a Nurse Case Manager Beth Detjens October 2020 At EK Health, we lo

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The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

August 26, 2020

The Power of Choice An informed decision is the best decision. By Zebrah JahnkeAssistant Vice

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The 5 Cs of Catastrophic Nurse Case Management

The 5 Cs of Catastrophic Nurse Case Management

July 2, 2020

The 5 C's of Catastrophic Nurse Case Management By Aimee Boggs, RN, MSHI, CCM, CPHIMSDirector o

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Taming the Wild, Wild West of Medicare Set-Asides

Taming the Wild, Wild West of Medicare Set-Asides

June 22, 2020

Taming the Wild, Wild West of Medicare Set-Asides By Jake ReasonVice President of MSA Services,

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SB1160: The Road to Exemption (EWC Magazine)

SB1160: The Road to Exemption (EWC Magazine)

April 18, 2019

SB1160: The Road to Exemption Featured in the Executives in Workers' Compensation (EWC) Magazine

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UR Beyond Expectations - Utilization Review in Workers' Comp

March 3, 2019

UR Beyond Expectations Utilization Review in Workers' Compensation What comes to mind when y

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2019 PARMA Panel Discussion: MSAs and Non-CMS Submissions

February 19, 2019

SESSION SUMMARY: The Art of Non-Submission (Medicare Set-Asides and Non-CMS Submissions) Public Age

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The Rising Role of Anticonvulsants in Treating Pain in California Workers’ Compensation

December 13, 2018

Navigating the complexities of chronic pain and opioid addiction is an ever-present challenge for th

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2018 CCWC Panel Discussion: Exploring the Impact of SB 1160

July 24, 2018

SESSION SUMMARY: Exploring the Impact of SB 1160 (and new Formulary and MTUS Guidelines) California

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Celebrating National Nurse Week

May 9, 2018

Across the country, there are millions of nurses united by a deep desire to care for others in their

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A Special Thank You to our Nurses

May 7, 2018

This week is National Nurses Week, so before we celebrate our fantastic nurse case managers, we thou

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Drug Formularies in the Workers' Compensation Industry

June 20, 2017

Drug formularies have become one of the biggest trends in worker's compensation over the last few ye

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Getting the Most Out of Your Case Management Program

March 16, 2017

One of the most effective tools for assisting your workers’ compensation claims team continues to be

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UR/BR Connectivity and Effectiveness

January 26, 2017

Utilization Review (UR) and Bill Review (BR) are two key components in the managed care industry tha

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How SB 1160 Impacts Utilization Review

January 23, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown Signed Senate Bill 1160, which primarily affects Utilization Review (UR) and li

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MSA and the Joys of Conditional Payments

January 16, 2017

As part and parcel of the overall MSA process there is an item called Conditional Payments. When the

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California Governor Signs Senate Bill 1160

October 3, 2016

California Governor Signs Senate Bill 1160 Aimed at Reforming Utilization Review and Liens Waiting

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EK Health Newsletter - Q2 2016

July 8, 2016

JUNE 2016 EK Health Featured in Forbes Magazine Eunhee Kim

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Tennessee Approves New Treatment Guidelines and Prescription Formulary

February 16, 2016

Tennessee Approves New Treatment Guidelines and Prescription Closed Formulary Tennessee Attorney Ge

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EK Turnaround Time Results

November 16, 2015

We don't just promise it, we deliver! Bill Re

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Reflecting on a Successful 2014

Reflecting on a Successful 2014

January 26, 2015

A new year can bring a number of changes that may challenges us, but it also provides us with new op

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In Utilization Review, Timing is Everything

January 19, 2015

With the enactment of the SB 863 Independent Medical Review (IMR) process, the legislature wanted to

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Physician-Dispensed Medication in Workers’ Compensation

September 26, 2014

by Douglas Benner, M.D.Chief Medical Officer, EK Health Services, Inc. An interesting article in

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Always Provide Justifications for Medical Treatment Requests

September 22, 2014

by Douglas Benner, M.D.Chief Medical Officer, EK Health Services, Inc. Reminder: When making med

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Education - Sharing Knowledge to Achieve More

July 21, 2014

by Eunhee Kim RN MSNCEO, EK Health Services, Inc. Our Workers compensation industry is seeing exper

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One of the First in California: EK Health Select MPN

June 2, 2014

by Steve KlineGeneral Counsel, EK Health Services, Inc. On May 21, 2014, the DWC approved the EK He

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Less Than 30 Days to Go

June 10, 2013

by Steve Kline, Esq.Legal CounselEK Health Services®, Inc. Close to 95% of the California reform,

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Does Office Work Promote Sedentary Lifestyles?

Does Office Work Promote Sedentary Lifestyles?

October 12, 2012

by Gloria Farley, RN, BSN, COHN-S Ergonomic Service SupervisorEK Health Services®, Inc. Does offic

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Ergonomic Summer Gardening Tips

Ergonomic Summer Gardening Tips

June 15, 2012

With summer upon us, many of you may be hitting the garden with new fervor planting bright beautiful

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