PeerPoints: Informed Decisions for Better Healthcare
Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 5, 2008
AllMed Healthcare Management, a national independent review organization (IRO), released the latest issue of the "The Cutting Edge" medical review guide with four informative articles covering the following treatments:
- Solitary pancreas transplantation
- Eight steps to treating combat PTSD
- Developmental delay -- how to diagnose plan exclusions
- Lyme disease, the benefit of antibiotic therapy for long-standing symptoms
How to get "The Cutting Edge"
"The Cutting Edge" is a free medical review guide for utilization review and claims professionals, medical directors, case managers, and others who make healthcare benefits determinations for heath insurance carriers, medical management firms, third-party administrators (TPAs), managed-care organizations, self-insured organizations, HMOs, unions, trusts and reinsurers.
To download "The Cutting Edge" medical review guide, go to: http://www.allmedmd.com/peerpoints/cuttingedge/v2i1/cutting_edge_form.htm and simply fill out the form. You will also be put on the list to receive future issues of "The Cutting Edge" free of charge from AllMed.
AllMed also publishes a free monthly newsletter, "PeerPoints: Informed Decisions for Better Healthcare," that provides articles, case studies, and updates on medical necessity and standard of care issues. Because yesterday's standard-of-care may not be today's, "PeerPoints" helps claims appeals and UR professionals make better decisions about the medical necessity of a treatment, To read the latest issue of "PeerPoints" visit http://www.allmedmd.com/newsletter/ there you will also be able to sign up to receive future copies of the newsletter.
About AllMed Healthcare Management
Founded in 1995, AllMed is a URAC-accredited independent review organization (IRO) serving leading insurance payers, medical management firms, and hospital groups nationwide. Board-certified physicians in active practice conduct AllMed's evidence-based independent medical reviews. AllMed's growing customer list includes premier organizations, such as HealthNet, American Health Holding, several Blue Cross/Blue Shield organizations, TriWest Healthcare Alliance and other leading healthcare payers and hospital groups. More information about AllMed can be found on the company's Web site at http://www.allmedmd.com.