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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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26th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) – Exhibitor

26th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) – Exhibitor

We are pleased to announce that Donn & Company will be exhibiting at NWCDC 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition this December 6-8, 2017 in Las Vegas.

Be sure to stop by our booth #1420 in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about how we competitively bid all managed care products including bill review, PBM, case management, […]

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Court Orsborn quoted in Workers Compensation News – WCRI: Reforms Have Had Limited Impact on Physician Dispensing

Court Orsborn quoted in Workers Compensation News – WCRI: Reforms Have Had Limited Impact on Physician Dispensing

7/12/2017

…Court Orsborn, president of Donn & Co. in San Francisco, said physician dispensing can represent a significant percentage of some payers’ total prescription costs. Donn & Co. is a workers’ comp managed care advisory firm serving employers and carriers.

“While there are certainly some situations where physician dispensing may be appropriate, the reality is that […]

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Court Orsborn quoted in Workers Compensation News – PBMs Under Pressure to Provide Price Transparency

Court Orsborn quoted in Workers Compensation News – PBMs Under Pressure to Provide Price Transparency

05/01/2017

…Although Alexander with PCMA said clients can specify how much transparency they want from their PBM, Orsborn said that may not be as easy as it sounds.

“A lot of PBMs are reluctant to provide pricing ‘transparency,’” Orsborn said. “You may find yourself without many options if that’s your selection criteria. And transparency may not […]

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David Donn: Speaker @ 2017 NLC-RISC Trustees Conference

David Donn: Speaker @ 2017 NLC-RISC Trustees Conference

David Donn: Demystifying Managed Care in Workers’ Compensation Programs

May 17 – May 19, 2017 Indianapolis, IN

By David A. Donn, CEO, Donn & Company

This session will provide a basic overview of the distinctions between workers’ compensation managed care and group health. A high-level overview of some of the “hidden economies” will also be provided with […]

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National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference 2016 – Exhibitor

National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference 2016 – Exhibitor

We are pleased to announce that David Donn Consulting, Inc. will be exhibiting at NWCDC 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition this November 30- December 2 in New Orleans.

Be sure to stop by our booth #1438 in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about how we competitively bid all managed care products including bill review, PBM, […]

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RIMS 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition (Click To See Pictures)

RIMS 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition (Click To See Pictures)

We are pleased to announce that David Donn Consulting, Inc. will be exhibiting at RIMS 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition this April 10-13 in San Diego. This year’s event includes more educational sessions, three inspiring TED-style keynotes presentations, more networking opportunities and exciting events each day in the Exhibit Hall.
Be sure to stop by our […]