News

WSI recently revised the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) form, which a provider should use effective immediately.
Effective August 1, 2017, WSI will implement changes involving prior authorization review requests.
myWSI will allow WSI policyholders to manage their account online, anywhere, anytime!
Effective July 1, 2017 WSI will implement the use of the 3M Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) grouper.
Based on provider feedback, WSI has outlined some points of clarification for providing chiropractic treatment to an injured worker.
WSI recently revised several Utilization Review (UR) forms, which a provider should use effective immediately.
WSI named one of the Top 10 places for young professionals to work in Bismarck-Mandan!
WSI recently updated the Medical Provider section of the website to assist a dental provider in treating an injured worker.
Some WSI applications will be down for maintenance on July 6th, 2017
WSI has adopted the AMA’s CPT Guidelines for telemedicine services.
WSI has discontinued the pilot program for medical appeal time frames, which extended the medical bill appeal time frame from 30 days to 60 days.
Effective immediately, a provider may submit professional charges (CMS-1500/837p) and documentation electronically to WSI through iHCFA.
WSI recently implemented Documentation Policies to reinforce existing guidelines and/or clarify documentation standards.
Effective January 1, 2017, WSI will implement the following fee schedule changes.
WSI Legislative Quick Guide for 2017
FMCSA Establishes National Training Standards for New Truck and Bus Drivers
WSI recently revised the First Report of Injury (FROI) form and the Online First Report of Injury (OFROI).
Back to School Safety
Effective July 1, 2016, WSI is initiating a pilot program in which a chiropractor will be required to obtain prior authorization for chiropractic treatment extending beyond the initial office visit.
Effective July 1, 2016, WSI will implement a new process to enforce the exclusive use of the Medical Bill Appeal (M6) form.
Summer Heat Safety Campaign
Effective June 1, 2016, WSI will only accept a request to retrospectively review a rendered service that was not prior authorized after the provider has submitted a bill and received a denial for that service.
WSI recently published a new medical policy, Chronic Opioid Therapy. This policy is a result of the 2015 North Dakota Legislative Assembly amending North Dakota Century Code (N.D.C.C.) § 65-05-39 to address chronic opioid therapy.

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