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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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Provider Pulse
December 12, 2018

Meet the new associate medical director of Colorado’s DOWC

We’re pleased to profile X.J. Ethan “Mojo” Moses, M.D., MPH, the new associate medical director of the Colorado Division...
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Provider Pulse
December 12, 2018

Important 2019 DOWC rule changes affecting providers

The Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation (DOWC) recently finalized rule changes that affect workers’ compensation billing, effective Jan. 1,...
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Provider Pulse
October 19, 2018

Billing Tips to Speed Up Provider Payments

Bill the correct treating provider The Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation (DOWC) does not recognize “incident-to criteria” for advanced...
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