Well-trained claims adjusters can play a key role in evaluating valid work-related injuries while also protecting against fraud, says David Nowell, PhD.
The Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN), a collaborative led by UMass Medical School and UConn Health, has been selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to present its cost savings achievements at the 2018 CMS Quality Conference.
Looking closely at cases where treatment failed as well as where it has worked is crucial for running a successful Hepatitis C medication management program, notes Pavel Lavitas, PharmD, BCPS, of UMass Medical School.
Kenneth Peterson and Working Group on Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Medicine recognized by chancellor; students given MLK Semester of Service awards.
A new crop of drugs has turned Hepatitis C into a curable condition, but getting patients to adhere to intensive drug regimens can sometimes be a challenge, notes Pavel Lavitas, PharmD, BCPS, of UMass Medical School.
To be successful at disability evaluations, public agencies must have access to reviewers with clinical expertise, quality assurance and knowledge of complex federal and state regulations, notes Peter C. Lindblad, MD, medical director UMass Medical School’s Disability Evaluation Services.
The 11th Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health is now accepting registrations and has announced Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH, a leading authority in the intersect of infectious disease, addiction treatment and justice-involved individuals, will be the plenary speaker.
A UMass Medical School pharmacy team grew concerned after reviewing the prescriptions of a teen diagnosed with multiple psychiatric disorders, and with a history of bodily harm.
With the right training, insurance adjusters can learn how to cull a wealth of information from medical records and even just a simple phone call, says David Nowell, PhD.
We are revisiting UMass Medical School’s 2017 accomplishments with the top 10 most read Commonwealth Medicine news articles and publications.
More than 100 children in foster care or state custody through the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) will receive holiday surprises this season thanks to the generosity of employees at UMass Medical School’s Center for Health Care Financing.
In combating Hepatitis C infection, matching patients with the optimal and most effective drug regimens is key, says Pavel Lavitas, PharmD, BCPS, of UMass Medical School.
Insurance adjusters can face significant stress when weighing whether to endorse someone’s disability claim, as there is much at stake since it can be a potentially life-changing decision, says David Nowell, PhD, a clinical staff member at UMass Medical School and an expert in independent medical evaluations as a practicing neuropsychologist.
The eleventh Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health will feature Dr. Éamonn O’Moore as the event's keynote speaker.
Disability claims can be tricky, especially when it comes to concussions and brain injuries, and insurance adjusters often have to make difficult calls. Having the right clinical knowledge is crucial.