News

Cyber-attack targets Workforce Safety & Insurance data

Friday, August 19, 2022 at 04:00 pm

Categories: Agency News

WSI was a victim of a cyber security attack on June 28, 2022, which involved personal data.


Cordant Transitioning to FourStone Partners

Friday, July 8, 2022

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Agency News

Since 2018 WSI has partnered with Cordant Health Solutions to assist in the coordination of medication monitoring for injured employees on chronic opioid therapy. Currently, Cordant Health Solutions is transitioning to FourStone Partners. 


OSHA News Release - Dangers of Heat Illness

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Categories: Safety All News, Agency News, Employer News

US Department of Labor reminds Great Lakes region's employers that workers need protection from dangers of heat illness: indoors, outdoors

 


Reporting A Diagnosis Code

Monday, May 23, 2022

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Agency News

WSI requires a provider to report the most specific diagnosis code reflective of the injury treated instead of using the standalone diagnosis code of “pain”.


Billing Requirements for Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

In response to several provider questions, WSI is providing clarification on the billing requirements for a service completed by a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) or Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA).  


Updated Fee Schedule Effective January 1, 2022

Sunday, January 2, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

Effective January 1, 2022, WSI will implement the following fee schedule changes. Click here to access the full fee schedules. 


Change to Prior Authorization Review of Palliative Care

Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Utilization Review, Agency News

The 2021 North Dakota Legislative Assembly enacted changes to North Dakota Administrative Code pertaining to WSI’s prior authorization review of palliative care. 


Payment Denial of Paper Medical Bills

Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Medical Provider All News, Medical Provider Billing, Agency News

Effective January 1, 2022, WSI will deny medical bills received in paper format from a practice that submits at least 50 bills per calendar year.


Does WSI Cover an Employee's Reaction to a COVID-19 Vaccination?

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Categories: Agency News

Phase III of Ergonomic Initiative Grant Available Soon; Phase II Ending Oct. 20, 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021

Categories: Safety All News, Agency News, Employer News

WSI is launching a new Phase III of the Ergonomic Initiative Grant on Oct. 21, 2021.