Paladin Managed Care Services Selects Mitchell Workers' Compensation Bill Review Solutions
Santa Ana - November 8, 2011
Paladin Managed Care Services, Inc., a leading physician-centric medical management company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SeaBright Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBX), today announced that it has selected Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, as its medical bill review solutions provider of choice. Paladin, previously an Ingenix PowerTrak client, will fully migrate to Mitchell's industry leading SmartAdvisor medical bill review software platform to streamline medical claims management and contain costs.
Jeffrey Miller, chief operating officer of Paladin Managed Care Services, Inc., said, "We look forward to working with Mitchell to further streamline our medical claims processing operations and optimize the cost containment services that we provide to our clients nationwide. Aided by the superior performance and efficiency we expect from the Mitchell system, our physicians and other medical bill review experts can now achieve even greater cost savings for our clients without compromising high-quality, effective care for injured workers."
"We are pleased to welcome Paladin to Mitchell," said Nina Smith-Garmon, senior vice president and general manager of the Mitchell Workers' Compensation Solutions Division. "This new alliance is a compelling example of the speed and success of the integration of the Ingenix P&C business, which we acquired in 2010, into the Mitchell family. Paladin's decision to use Mitchell for all medical bill review processing speaks to the superior quality of our technology-enabled claims processing solutions as well as to the strength of our client relationships."
Mitchell SmartAdvisor is a comprehensive bill review solution for workers' compensation that combines performance software with client services and best-in-class partnerships. SmartAdvisor's unique capabilities include customizable workflow modeling, Capstone business decision rules engine, data analytics and reporting tools, Claims Examiner Portal for fast, secured, real-time access to bill data, and a proven technology platform that delivers on average 50-70% straight-through processing for improved efficiencies and lower costs.
About Paladin Managed Care Services, Inc.
Paladin provides complete medical care management solutions to control costs associated with employee injuries. Paladin offers Utilization Review, Bill Review, Field Case Management, Nurse Triage, and a wide array of other medical care management services. The company's physician-centric approach integrates superior medical expertise in all of its services, driving superior medical outcomes and significantly reduced treatment costs for its clients. A wholly-owned subsidiary of SeaBright Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBX), Paladin offers an innovative service platform that provides customized solutions to fit its clients' unique needs. To learn more about Paladin, please visit www.paladinmc.com. Follow us on twitter @paladinmcs.
About Mitchell International, Inc.
Mitchell International, Inc. empowers clients to achieve measurably better outcomes. Providing unparalleled breadth of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, Mitchell is uniquely able to simplify and accelerate the claims management and collision repair processes.
As a leading provider of Property & Casualty claims technology solutions, Mitchell processes over 50 million transactions annually for over 300 insurance companies/claims payers and over 30,000 collision repair facilities throughout North America. Founded in 1946, Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 1,700 employees. The company is privately owned primarily by the Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment group. For more information about Mitchell, visit www.mitchell.com.
About Mitchell Workers' Compensation Solutions Division
Mitchell Workers' Compensation Solutions (WCS), a division of Mitchell International, is a market leading provider of workers' compensation cost containment technologies and services. Insurance payers and other clients rely on Mitchell WCS's best-of-breed medical bill review platform, the SmartAdvisor Software Suite, to improve their medical cost savings results. For more information, please visit www.mitchell.com/workerscomp
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