Reporting

New Realities: The Section 111 Connection to Conditional Payments and Claim Outcomes

Section 111 reporting historically has been viewed as an abstract technical Medicare compliance obligation and the responsibility of an IT department, because it involves the electronic transmissio...

Risky Business: Five Essential Tips for Section 111 Reporting

Your Section 111 reporting program may seem clear-cut, but it can mean risky business if your team isn’t prepared to avoid the pitfalls of common compliance mistakes. The primary objective of Secti...

3D printer risks investigated

In a previous blog post— 3D Printers: Do emitted chemicals from inexpensive desktop models pose health risks? —we discussed a study on emissions and possible risks associated with small commercial...

Georgia fire marshal urges insurers to comply with data requests for quarterly report

Georgia Code § 25-2-32(a) requires: “…The various fire insurance companies doing business in this state shall submit to the Commissioner, quarterly, a report stating all the losses sustained by the...

3D Printers: Do emitted chemicals from inexpensive desktop models pose health risks?

With prices of 3D printers dropping below $500, inexpensive units have moved increasingly into schools, universities, offices, and homes. Gartner Inc., a technology research and advisory firm,...

Insurers receive hardship exemption for Texas child support legislation

In December 2013, Texas amended Child Support Enforcement regulation 1 TAC 55.601 to include first and third-party property claims reporting. Due to significant implementation problems expressed by...

ISO ClaimSearch® satisfies fire loss reporting requirements in Tennessee

Recently, ISO ClaimSearch ® received confirmation from the Tennessee Deputy Commissioner for Fire Prevention that ISO ClaimSearch satisfies the fire loss reporting requirement for insurance compani...

Will Colorado establish a mandatory child support data match program?

The Colorado Legislature is currently debating HB 1165, which would establish a mandatory child support insurance claims data match program. At present, based on input from various stakeholders, th...

Stairs aren’t needed for a “slip and fall”

For workers' compensation insurers and those in loss control, slips, trips, and falls are all too common a challenge. Prevention is a complex problem and one garnering the attention of scientists...

Drought forecasts serve as a warning for insurers

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released a new report: “Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis.” It assesses the effects of drought on...