Provider News

Provider Pulse
June 29, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions - DOWC WC196 Rehabilitation Form

Why was my supplementary payment for the WC196 form denied even though I sent the form to Pinnacol? Pinnacol...
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Provider Pulse
June 21, 2018

New Pinnacol Provider Portal

Pinnacol recently replaced its provider portal to make it more secure, faster and easier to use. The portal design...
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Provider Pulse
June 21, 2018

Free provider education event coming to Grand Junction

We’ve heard your feedback and designed a training entirely focused on billing and administration. We’ll have engaging, interactive presentations...
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Provider Pulse
June 21, 2018

SB 18-022, safe opioid prescribing

SB 22 was one of a package of bills this legislative session designed to address the epidemic of opioid...
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Provider Pulse
June 20, 2018

Test yourself: The appropriate use of physical therapy in low back pain

Tom Denberg, MD, Senior Medical Director Over 90% of patients with uncomplicated acute back pain improve satisfactorily within six...
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Provider Pulse
June 14, 2018

Tips for Billing Success: Cloned Documentation

Electronic health records (EHRs) offer many time-saving advantages and provide an effective communication tool for providers. With the ease...
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Provider Pulse
June 07, 2018

Opioid Policy Update

Effective June 11, 2018, Pinnacol will require prior authorization for reimbursement for new opioid prescriptions in excess of a...
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Provider Pulse
June 05, 2018

Prior authorization requests for opioid refills

Refills for 15-30 days To request authorization for refilling opioid prescriptions for days 15-30 after initial prescriptions, submit clinic...
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Provider Pulse
February 26, 2018

Healing our Healers: Part One

By now, we’ve all heard it: our nation’s physicians are burned out. Depleted. Exhausted. Provider burnout has reached epidemic...
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Provider Pulse
January 25, 2018

Held: Thank you for caring for our injured workers

Welcome to 2018! Thank you for another year of caring for injured workers in Colorado. Our goal of supporting...
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