How To Double Your Savings for Surgical Implants: A New Approach to Cost Containment
The cost of surgical implants can often be a pain point for workers compensation payers. The cost of the implants themselves range from low-cost to expensive, and there are state-specific regulations that make it challenging to ascertain the true and fair cost for billing by facilities and practitioners. In recent years, we have seen a shift to cost containment programs, however they differ greatly in their approaches. This program reviews a case study comparison of surgical implant cost savings and demonstrates the value of one comprehensive solution that works to determine appropriate implant reimbursement providing significant savings to the client.
Tom Downey Executive Vice President Sales, Carisk Partners
Downey is responsible for overall sales growth for all Carisk Partners services. Previously, he was SVP of Sales MedAllocators, which was acquired by ExamWorks Clinical Solutions. He also served for 23 years as VP of Sales at Coventry’s Workers’ Compensation Services Group, formerly Concentra Managed Care Inc.