Medical Providers News

November 2018
WSI requires a provider complete the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) form for each individual date of service.
October 2018
Effective October 1, 2018, WSI requires an annual renewal of authorization for a brand name medication in lieu of a generic equivalent.
September 2018
WSI has expanded the EDI billing options available through iHCFA to include facility charges (UB-04/837i).
September 2018
To establish claim and medical bill liability, WSI requires a provider submit a specific diagnosis code reflective of the injury treated.
August 2018
WSI recently published a new medical policy, Documentation Requirements for Prior Authorization of Therapeutic Injections.
August 2018
WSI recently published a new medical policy regarding definitive drug testing requirements.
August 2018
Effective October 1, 2018, WSI will implement a change to the window period allowed in the existing chiropractic pilot program.
August 2018
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).
July 2018
WSI recently partnered with Cordant Health Solutions to assist in the coordination of medication monitoring for injured workers on chronic opioid therapy.
March 2018
WSI has expectations for presumptive drug screening and definitive testing, based on adopted medical guidelines.