Outsourced medical legal review service is a practical option to ensure hassle-free management of claims. Go for an outsourcing company with the right mix of professionalism and technology.

Effective management of medical claims is an important requirement for medico-legal professionals. Claims are to be carefully evaluated to establish their validity. Since claim review is a tedious, time-consuming task, it is best handled by professionals experienced in the job. Moreover, there is no allowance for error. Medical claims can be complex, especially when they relate to cases that involve serious injury as in workers’ compensation and disability claims. Such cases inevitably involve many entities – employers, healthcare providers, employees and others. Medical legal review service provided by an external provider is a practical option to ensure hassle-free management of claims.

What a Medical Review Company Can Do to Help

A medical review company is a great support to attorneys and physicians who have to review complicated medical claims analysis.

  • The professional reviewers will prepare comprehensive medical legal reports with important information such as the patient’s medical history, all relevant data obtained from the treating physician and other details. They will ensure that each significant piece of information is captured such as the diagnosis, objective findings of the physicians, prescribed treatment, and detailed description of the patient’s ailment or disability among others.
  • Claims are subjected to detailed scrutiny to spot mistakes and irregularities if any.
  • They are reviewed for medical necessity, abuse or fraud and so on.

Once the evaluation is complete, the records are checked with the itemized bill to establish accuracy.

Typically, the services you can expect from a competent medical record review firm include:

  • Referencing of claimant
  • Referencing of medical record documents’ tab and identification numbers
  • Referencing of important dates such as date of event, and dates of service
  • Providers’ list
  • Sorting and indexing the medical records
  • Classification of relevant information
  • Medical case chronology
  • Medical case history and summary

Medical Legal Review from a Professional Firm – Simple and Efficient

Reputable medical record review firms have the right professionals and technology to provide state-of-the-art services. The medical review team comprises medical as well as non-medical staff that work together to provide accurate and comprehensive services. The medical professionals in the team are well-versed in complex medical terminology in the documents to be reviewed and can provide concise summaries quickly. Go for an outsourcing company with the right mix of professionalism and technology. Make sure that the services are available within your budget.

Author's Bio: 

Managed Outsource Solutions (MOS) as your partner, you will enjoy the confidence that comes from knowing that a medical record review professional is there to evaluate, coordinate, and resolve complex claims. Medical legal review is critical to the effective management of claims.