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Provider Pulse
September 16, 2019

Use of interpretation services

Effective Sept. 1, Pinnacol will implement procedures to meet contract obligations and the Division of Workers’ Compensation requirements for...
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Provider Pulse
September 05, 2019

From our medical director: Pointers for difficult cases

By Tom Denberg, M.D., Senior Medical Director Cases that are complex or involve delayed recovery are uncommon, but they...
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Provider Pulse
September 05, 2019

Myth busting: Occupational medicine

By: Brenden Matus, M.D., MPH, WorkWell Occupational Medicine Brenden Matus, M.D., MPH, practices occupational medicine at WorkWell Occupational Medicine...
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Provider Pulse
June 26, 2019

Rural doctors face workers' compensation challenges

While most of Colorado's residents reside in major cities, approximately one-sixth of the population lives in rural communities. Doctors...
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Provider Pulse
June 26, 2019

2019 Colorado Legislative Update

Colorado’s 2019 legislative session recently wrapped, setting in motion new billing and accreditation options for nurse practitioners and new...
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Provider Pulse
June 26, 2019

Pinnacol auditors: Your billing and coding resource

As part of compliance requirements, a team of Pinnacol auditors reviews a subset of provider bills to identify errors....
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Provider Pulse
March 12, 2019

Pinnacol launches physical therapy and chiropractic utilization review program

By Tom Denberg, M.D., Senior Medical Director Based on the Department of Workers’ Compensation (DOWC) Medical Treatment Guidelines and...
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Provider Pulse
March 08, 2019

Care coordination team ready at a moment’s notice

When a serious accident occurs, the outcome could be life threatening or result in permanent disability. Recognizing the immediate...
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Provider Pulse
March 01, 2019

Pinnacol’s Provider Portal serves up user-friendly digital experience 

Pinnacol launched its online provider portal less than a year ago and recently rolled out enhancements requested by clinic...
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Provider Pulse
December 12, 2018

Demystifying the return to work process

New provider resources enable safe, swift return to work by supporting awareness and communication Research proves employees who do...
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