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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).
All WSI applications will be down for maintenance on July 20, 2018
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.
Effective November 1, 2017 WSI will require documentation of a negative cotinine level at both six weeks and one week prior to an elective cervical or lumbar fusion surgery scheduled for an injured worker.
Effective November 1, 2017, WSI will discontinue the requirement for a provider to submit the Pain Questionnaire form and Surgery Expectation Questionnaire form as part of the prior authorization process for an elective lumbar fusion.
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.
WSI has adopted the AMA’s CPT Guidelines for telemedicine services.

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