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Kendra Phillips

Kendra Phillips is director of quality assurance at ISO Claims Partners, a Verisk business. You can contact Kendra at

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September 22, 2015

A guide to the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) fee schedule

Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) are generally priced using the state fee schedule for the jurisdiction of the claim. However, it’s critical to distinguish an important group…

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July 29, 2015

Impact of utilization review on Medicare Set-Asides

Although Utilization Reviews (URs) and Independent Medical Reviews (IMRs) have been used in state jurisdictions for years, insurers have only recently focused on how the…

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March 25, 2015

Medicare set-aside update: Generic Nexium and its impact on MSAs

On January 26, 2015, the FDA approved esomeprazole, the generic form of Nexium. Claims payers and the Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) industry take notice any time a widely…