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Provider Pulse
September 18, 2018

DOWC and the utilization of Medical Treatment Guidelines

In a recent conversation with Dan Sung, Manager of the Medical Policy Unit at the Colorado Division of Workers’...
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Provider Pulse
September 11, 2018

Healing our healers: Part two

As part of a two-part series, Pinnacol Assurance recently published the article Healing our healers: Part one , examining...
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Provider Pulse
September 07, 2018

Presentations from Pinnacol’s billing and administration training now available for download

Have you ever wished you had a few tips for successfully billing treatment to Pinnacol Assurance? Or needed an...
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Provider Pulse
September 07, 2018

Billing tips for chiropractors

Producing complete, legible documentation and using billing codes appropriately to avoid payment denials By Tom Denberg, MD, Senior Medical...
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Provider Pulse
July 19, 2018

SelectNet medication reminders

Prescribing providers must conform to regulations set forth by the respective licensing board and other laws. As a contractual...
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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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