In order to address increasing and adverse claims activity in Australia, DMS partnered with Munich Re Australia to review a sample of individual disability claims and recommend action plans.
Effective December 1, 2014, DMS assumes responsibility for the investigation, adjudication, and management of all premium waiver claims, including approximately 12,000 active lives, as well as all future disability claims filed under Knights of Columbus life insurance products.
MetLife selected DMS to assist with a claims management assessment project encompassing the review of group long-term disability claims for decision making accuracy and ongoing benefit eligibility.
May 2014 is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. During this month, the insurance industry focuses on raising awareness of the enormous gap that exists between Americans need for disability income protection and the actual coverage they have in place. The LIFE Foundation is coordinating this industry-wide campaign with dozens of insurance companies and other industry trade […]
DMS has been engaged by LifeCare Assurance Company of Woodland Hills, California, and Employers Reassurance Corporation to provide audit services, medical and claim reviews, field visits, and make claim handling recommendations in support of their Long-term Care business.
DMS has contracted with QSuper to perform extensive audit and consulting services. The scope of the project includes an extensive audit of claims handling procedures, accuracy of claims decisions and quality assurance procedures, as well as consideration of enhanced product design options. QSuper is a superannuation fund that provides retirement and insurance benefits for current […]
DMS has been retained by Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. to manage claim appeals for their self-insured STD plan. Associated Electric Cooperative provides wholesale power generation to 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, Iowa and Oklahoma, serving approximately 875K customers.
DMS has entered into a consulting agreement with the Town of Shrewsbury, MA Contributory Retirement System to provide medical record review and other resource support services in assessing eligibility for their disability pension claims.
GPM Life rolls out its new and innovative disability income product, GovDI this month. Designed to meet the specific needs of federal employees, GovDI supplements basic disability coverage provided under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) in a unique and efficient manner, saving customers money and providing consistent income protection. GPM Life’s VP of Marketing, […]
Timothy J. O’Connor, Vice President Claims Operations, and Miriam Steinberg, RN, MPA, CCM, Medical Consultant, were guest speakers at the Massachusetts Association of Contributory Retirement Systems 2013 Annual Spring Conference held in Hyannis, MA. Their presentation “Connecting the Pieces of the Puzzle: Five Key Steps in Assessing Pension Disability”, highlighted for MACRS members and other […]