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WSI requires a provider complete the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) form for each individual date of service.
All WSI applications will be down for maintenance on November 4, 2018
Effective October 1, 2018, WSI requires an annual renewal of authorization for a brand name medication in lieu of a generic equivalent.
WSI Launches Facebook and Twitter Pages!
It has come to our attention that fraudulent checks using our name are being mailed in FedEx packages, falsely representing payment from Workforce Safety & Insurance, (WSI).
WSI has expanded the EDI billing options available through iHCFA to include facility charges (UB-04/837i).
To establish claim and medical bill liability, WSI requires a provider submit a specific diagnosis code reflective of the injury treated.
WSI recently published a new medical policy, Documentation Requirements for Prior Authorization of Therapeutic Injections.
WSI recently published a new medical policy regarding definitive drug testing requirements.
Effective October 1, 2018, WSI will implement a change to the window period allowed in the existing chiropractic pilot program.
Effective September 1, 2018, WSI will require prior authorization for non-emergent air transportation services, see North Dakota Administrative Code § 92-01-02-34.5(e).
Honeywell Recalls Hard Hats Due to Risk of Head Injury
WSI recently partnered with Cordant Health Solutions to assist in the coordination of medication monitoring for injured workers on chronic opioid therapy.
OSHA Silica Enforcement: Behind the Statistics
OSHA, industry partner to prevent trenching deaths in N.D.
WSI has expectations for presumptive drug screening and definitive testing, based on adopted medical guidelines.
WSI does not provide reimbursement for services considered unnecessary to treat or diagnose a compensable work injury. This includes services generally considered preventive.
Effective January 1, 2018, WSI will implement the following fee schedule changes. Click here to access the full fee schedules.
Effective January 1, 2018, WSI will implement a change to the chiropractic pilot program.
WSI offers several options for a prescribing provider to submit a request for medications, which require prior authorization.
Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA - Dec 15, 2017 Compliance Date
Effective November 29, 2017, WSI will begin issuing a revised Remittance Advice to medical providers.

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