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28th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) – Exhibitor

We are pleased to announce that Donn & Company will be exhibiting at NWCDC 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition this November 6-8, 2019 in Las Vegas.

Be sure to stop by our booth #2604 in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about
how we competitively bid all managed care products including bill review, PBM,
case management, UR and […]

By |August 29th, 2019|Client News|0 Comments|

Sedgwick to Acquire York Risk Services Group

Tuesday, July 9, 2019By Elaine Goodman

The largest third-party
claims administrator is about to get bigger: Sedgwick on Monday announced it is
acquiring York Risk Services Group.

York has nearly 5,000
employees in more than 60 offices across the U.S., as well as an international
presence, the companies said in a news release.

With the acquisition of York,
Sedgwick will grow to almost […]

By |August 12th, 2019|Client News|0 Comments|

Comp Carriers Aren’t Scrutinizing Medical Bills, Drug Prices, Analysts Say

Tuesday, June 11, 2019By William Rabb

Workers’ compensation carriers could be doing much more to scrutinize medical bills, something their health insurance brethren have done for more than a decade, health care industry analyst and consultant Joe Paduda told the National Council of Self-Insurers on Monday.

Speaking at the NCSI’s
annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, Paduda said few […]

Benefit Delivery Expenses Account for 15% of Claim Costs, WCRI Says

Monday, March 18, 2019By Elaine GoodmanBenefit delivery costs account for about 15% of the total cost of workers’ compensation claims involving lost time and are divided nearly equally between medical cost containment and litigation expenses, according to new data from the Workers Compensation Research Institute.But benefit delivery costs varied among 18 states examined, ranging […]

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    27th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) – Exhibitor

27th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) – Exhibitor

We are pleased to announce that Donn & Company will be exhibiting at NWCDC 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition this December 5-7, 2018 in Las Vegas.

Be sure to stop by our booth #7833 in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about how we competitively bid all managed care products including bill review, PBM, case management, […]

By |November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    David Donn quoted in Workers’ Compensation News – Nurse Triage Process Draws Increased Scrutiny

David Donn quoted in Workers’ Compensation News – Nurse Triage Process Draws Increased Scrutiny

Nurse Triage Process Draws Increased Scrutiny: Top [2018-07-10]

Companies that are primarily providers of workers’ comp nurse triage services may have an incentive to recommend self-care for injured employees rather than an in-person or telemedicine visit to a doctor, according to one cost-containment company.

But the seemingly cost-saving strategy can backfire and actually increase costs, an […]

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    David Donn quoted in Workers’ Compensation News – Calls Renewed for Managed Care Price Transparency…

David Donn quoted in Workers’ Compensation News – Calls Renewed for Managed Care Price Transparency…

12/13/17

…David Donn, Chief Executive Officer of managed care advisory firm Donn & Co., said that while some recent progress has been made in pharmacy-benefit manager pricing transparency, that hasn’t been the case for most PBMs or for bill review, preferred provider organizations and utilization review companies.

“I’d say transparency, in general, is still given lip […]

Court Orsborn; Speaking @ 2017 NLC-RISC Staff Conference

“Getting the Most from Your Pharmacy Benefit Management Program”

This session will provide members with objective, insider intelligence on PBMs: what are competitive prices and service standards, the most common pitfalls in buying/managing PBM services, and effective techniques for optimizing PBM performance.  Our goal will be for members to walk away with a working knowledge […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Court Orsborn: Presenting at AGRiP’s Fall Educational Forum, an event open to AGRiP member risk pools

Court Orsborn: Presenting at AGRiP’s Fall Educational Forum, an event open to AGRiP member risk pools

Court Orsborn: “Next generation strategies for PBMs – from opaque to transparent in 60 minutes”

It’s no small undertaking to review your PBM service components and financial structures, whether you use a PBM to support your pool’s health program, workers’ compensation program, or both.  The tangle of pricing structures for drug discounts, rebates, formularies, clinical […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Court Orsborn quoted in Workers Compensation News – Payers Spending About 14% Less on Opioids…

Court Orsborn quoted in Workers Compensation News – Payers Spending About 14% Less on Opioids…

8/24/17

…Court Orsborn, president of Donn & Co. in San Francisco, said most of the managed care advisory firm’s clients are concerned about opioids, and many are expanding their efforts to address the issue. “This is definitely something all payers should look at,” Orsborn said. “It’s one of the clearest win-wins in comp, where more […]

By |August 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments|