Sharing Our Perspective - Archive

Sharing perspectives leads to greater understanding and fuels innovation. The ​Optum Insights Blog is where we share our perspective and challenge preconceptions to clear a new path forward.

  • Our Industry Trends Report is now available

    May 06, 2019
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    Analytics, Ancillary, Drug Formulary, Medicare Set-Aside, Opioids, Optum Workers Comp Auto No Fault, Predictive Analytics, Settlement Solutions, Workers' Compensation

  • Register for 2019 Continuing Education

    Jan 25, 2019
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    Government Affairs, Webinar - Workers' Compensation, workers compensation, Settlement, Pharmacy, Pain Management, Clinical, Continuing Education
    From the state house, to the pharmacy, to claim resolution, Optum is kicking off its 2019 continuing education calendar with "What to watch for in 2019." See our full year of topics & register to gain the knowledge you need to move move forward this year!

  • Can 3D Printing Lend a Hand to Workers' Compensation Industry?

    Nov 05, 2015
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    Prosthetics, Durable Medical Equipment, Ancillary
    Learn more about the impact 3D printing could have on the workers' compensation industry in the future and hear inspiring story of a father and son team working to improve 3D prosthetics.

  • Ready or Not, Here it Comes: Welcome to the New World of ICD-10!

    Oct 02, 2015
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    Durable Medical Equipment
    On October 1, 2015, the U.S. adopted ICD-10 for diagnosis, treatment, billing, and reporting medical information. Following is a basic introduction to ICD-10, including how we got here, basics about the codes, and some of the expected benefits.

  • It's All in the Code: Five Essential Characteristics of HCPCS that Influence Outcomes

    Oct 01, 2015
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    Home Health Care, Durable Medical Equipment
    The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), used to identify services, products, and procedures, can determine whether an item is considered medically necessary and compensable. Learn five essential characteristics about HCPCS that can influence outcomes.

  • ICD 10 Conversion: We are Prepared for the October 1 Deadline

    Sep 25, 2015
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    Durable Medical Equipment
    The deadline for transitioning to ICD-10 coding is almost here. Helios is ready!

  • Helios VP to Speak at IAIABC

    Aug 27, 2015
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    Compounded Medications, Physician Dispensing, Durable Medical Equipment
    Learn what went right with regulatory and legislative actions in 2014 and 2015, and what the future may hold for 3D bio printing during IAIABC's 101st Convention.

  • A Collaborative Approach Helps Manage Catastrophic Claims

    Aug 14, 2015
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    Home Health Care, Durable Medical Equipment, Catastrophic Care
    Learn the importance of a collaborative approach when treating a catastrophic injury.

  • A Collaborative Village - Part Two

    Dec 16, 2014
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    Catastrophic Care
    Catastrophic injuries require the care and support of many. The first part of this article covered aspects of caring for a person with a catastrophic injury. This part discusses often unseen and unaddressed pieces of a catastrophic injury, such as emotional wounds, and the benefits of a multi-disciplinary approach to therapy.

  • A Collaborative Village

    Dec 08, 2014
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    Catastrophic Care
    A catastrophic injury requires planning and collaboration among families, health care professionals, payers, and other support organizations. Learn how a collaborative village can help manage the intricacies and challenges from a catastrophic injury.

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