Mitchell News

Business News: Pacesetter, Agero, Mitchell

Pacesetter Teams with OnSeen and Hover Pacesetter Claims Service, OnSeen Inc. and Hover have teamed up to launch a claims management system that virtually connects all parties involved in the claim adjustment workflow through smartphones. The LiveClaims Solution will become …

11th Circuit Dismisses Suit Alleging Conspiracy to Deflate Auto Body Repair Changes

A federal appellate court affirmed a decision to throw out a racketeering lawsuit brought by a group of 126 auto body collision repair shops against seven of the largest U.S. insurers. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta agreed …

Cost Control and the Role of Precertification and Utilization Review in Workers’ Comp

Medical expenses, now averaging well over 60 percent of average claims costs, according to a 2014 Lockton whitepaper, represent a significant impact on an employer’s workers’ compensation total cost of risk. This trend isn’t going away soon, as this average …

Commentary: Workers’ Comp Can Benefit From Drug Formularies

With issues like the opioid crisis and inflating drug costs at the forefront of discussion in workers’ compensation, several states, including Indiana and Pennsylvania, are currently considering legislation to establish workers’ compensation drug formularies. Some debate has arisen as to …

Medical Marijuana Treatment Slowly Gains Traction in Workers’ Comp

Though states and the federal government remain at odds on marijuana legalization, the drug is gaining traction as a viable treatment in workers’ comp claims. In a recent discussion with Claims Journal, Brian Allen, vice president of government affairs for …

Business News: MedRisk, Mitchell and Bosch Collaboration, Kespry

MedRisk Adds Telerehabilitation to its Managed Physical Medicine Offering for Workers’ Compensation Pennsylvania-based MedRisk is integrating telerehabilitation into its Platinum Grade Program for managed physical medicine services for injured workers. MedRisk’s innovative approach uses telecommunications technologies to enable licensed physical …

Mitchell to Acquire Cogent Works

San Diego-based Mitchell International Inc., a technology, connectivity and information services provider to the property & casualty claims and collision repair industries, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Utah-based Cogent Works, a provider of …

Mitchell Releases Automated Medical Bill Review Software

Mitchell, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the property/ casualty claims and collision repair industries, announced the commercial release of Decision Point 8, a completely automated medical bill review and workflow solution for first and third-party liability …

Mitchell Hosts Claims Management Webinar

Mitchell is hosting a free claims management webinar today at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST. While the concept of benchmarking is a familiar one, the addition of analytics provides a new way to analyze multiple components of importance to …

Mitchell Releases Q4 2013 Industry Trends Report

Mitchell, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the property/casualty (P&C) claims and collision repair industries, announced the availability of its Industry Trends Report (ITR) for the fourth quarter of 2013. Providing analysis of alternate parts use and …