Does Utilization Review Work?

While long accepted as a cost containment measure in the application of non-industrial medical treatment, utilization review (UR) is relatively new to the administration of workers’ compensation claims. Utilization review is the application and assessment of treatment requests against nationally recognized guidelines resulting in a decision to approve, modify, delay or deny the request.

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