Partnership program goes into effect July 1, 2019, and offers access to scheduling and billing for quality radiology services in workers’ compensation
MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Broadspire, a Crawford Company and a leading third party administrator of workers’ compensation claims, liability claims and medical management services, and Carisk Imaging a subsidiary of Carisk Partners (Carisk), announce a partnership program providing access to best-in-class imaging, radiology network access, appointment scheduling and billing services for workers’ compensation. Through this partnership, both companies aim to enhance injured workers’ access to quality imaging for workers’ compensation and implement a higher service level experience for scheduling and billing services.
“Broadspire shares our patient-centered mission to improve access to quality services for clients and the injured workers they serve,” says Joseph Berardo Jr., CEO, Carisk. “We look forward to our continued partnership and are proud to be selected to support their needs at this critical time.”
Effective July 1, the program components include combining scheduling, customer service and network access from Carisk Imaging with enhanced electronic billing capabilities for Carisk participating Radiology Centers enabled by Carisk Intelligent Clearinghouse resulting in the highest quality care integrated into cost-effective solutions to yield optimal outcomes. The program will be rolling out in New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland initially, with the opportunity to expand to other states moving forward.
Neil Lentine, president, Broadspire Services, U.S., says, “With millions of CT scans and MRIs done each year in the United States, our clients look to us to offer the next-generation of quality services in workers’ compensation. Carisk’s bundled solution for quality imaging and electronic billing is an advanced solution that we believe will reduce overall cost of care and improve outcomes.”
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About Carisk Partners
Carisk is a specialty risk transfer, care coordination company serving insurers, government entities, self-insured plan sponsors and other managed care organizations. With a foundation in behavioral health, Carisk’s combined end-to-end solutions include risk-transfer and care coordination of delayed recovery and complex, catastrophic cases. Carisk guarantees to improve outcomes and reduce long-term cost of care for its clients by leveraging its biopsychosocial methods, extensive networks of quality providers and proprietary technologies modeled for the early identification and intervention of high-risk patients. Carisk is the first and only Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization with dual accreditations from both the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare, Inc. (AAAHC). Visit www.cariskpartners.com to learn more.
Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD‐A and CRD‐B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions to insurance companies and self‐insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the Company’s ability to pay greater cash dividends on the non-voting Class A Common Stock (CRD-A) than on the voting Class B Common Stock (CRD-B), subject to certain limitations. In addition, with respect to mergers or similar transactions, holders of CRD-A must receive the same type and amount of consideration as holders of CRD-B, unless different consideration is approved by the holders of 75 percent of CRD-A, voting as a class. More information is available at www.crawco.com.
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