Is a nurse case manager the plaintiff’s friend?

Is a nurse case manager the plaintiff’s friend?

Why the answer may surprise you. Your client recently suffered greatly from an injury and is seeking what he feels represents adequate compensation so he can recover and return to the workplace – if returning to work is possible. Then you learn that the insurance...
The Forever Battle

The Forever Battle

Reducing and preventing physician medication order entry errors. Physician medication orders entered for the wrong patient is a constant battle for hospitals. At MKC Medical Management, as we investigate our client’s claims and cases, we see it all of the time. Many...
Tips, Trends and Findings

Tips, Trends and Findings

Here are studies, reports and stories that caught our eye in the last month. No “standard” claim: Isn’t one rear-end crash like every other rear-end crash? No, says an article in Property Casualty 360 that’s part of a six-part series about adjuster ethics. “Each claim...
Physician Peer Review or LNC Report?

Physician Peer Review or LNC Report?

What’s the best practice? Both. When reviewing medical records, it may seem redundant and not at all cost effective to pay for both a physician’s peer review and a legal nurse consultant’s examination of the same claim or case. They both, however, offer unique...