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Medical Benefit Management & Complex Medical Conditions

One Day Course | 6.5 Hours (8:30am - 4:00pm)

February 12, 2020 | WSIA Office, Olympia (Information Below)
Cost: $225 Members, $375 Non-Members (Breakfast and Lunch included)

Level: Intermediate
Issues Covered: Medical Benefit Management, Work Disability Prevention
Faculty Includes: Dennis Chong, M.D. | Jon Manthos, RN, WWCP | Dr. Gary Franklin | Irene Suver

Credits Available/Pending: WWCP, 6.5 credits | Dept L&I, 6.5 claims management credits | SHRM, 6.5 credits
Upon completion of all eight WWCP sessions (72-hours) and required coursework, participants will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate is required for application to take the new Self-insurance Claims Administrator Examination administered by the Department of Labor and Industries.

The fourth step in our IIU's comprehensive, goal-oriented workers' compensation curriculum, this full-day workshop builds on the medical principles in prior introductory trainings and focuses on the importance of facilitating early access to quality medical care, accurate interpretation of medical reports, and authorizing appropriate treatment.

Topics Include:
  • Medical Specialties
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Syndromes
  • Medical Management
  • Nurse Case Manager Assignments
  • Medical Authorization WACs
  • Medical Reports                         
  • Medical Review Form
  • Medical Management Resources
    • Independent Medical Examinations
    • Consultations
    • Medical Aid Rules and Fee Schedule
    • Provider Bulletins
  • Medical Provider Network (“MPN”)
  • Office of the Medical Director
  • Segregation of Conditions
  • Pre-existing/Unrelated Conditions
  • Temporary Treatment of Unrelated Conditions
  • Unrelated or Newly Contended Conditions

Cancellation Information

A cancellation fee of $75 will be charged for cancellations received by February 5, 2020. This is to offset the cost of the room rental, reserved meals, and conference material production.

No credit will be given for cancellations made after February 5, 2020.