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Pinnacle Claims Management - National Diabetes Awareness Month
09 Nov

Employee Education: November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that is costing billions in U.S. dollars –at least $245 billion according to a 2012 study commissioned by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Jaquelyn Parungao
09 Nov

Quick Fire Q&A with Jaquelyn Parungao

PCMI congratulates Jaquelyn Parungao, who was recently promoted to regional sales manager in October. Jaquelyn joined PCMI in 2013 as part of the sales and account management team. Check out her professional background, new role and why she enjoys working at PCMI in our recent Q&A with Jaquelyn.

Pinnacle Claims Management - Producers Using Big Data Can Add Value
09 Nov

Big Data Can Help Producers Provide More Value to Self-Insured Clients

As health care costs continue to climb, providing employee benefits gets increasingly challenging each year for your self-insured clients. What are helpful to them are fresh ideas and strategies to keep their health cost increases to a minimum. 

Pinnacle Claims Management Specialty Drugs
09 Nov

Specialty Drugs Continue to Rise in Costs

You may have seen the story in September involving a CEO of a pharmaceutical company who, after recently buying the company, raised the price of their specialty medicine Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 a pill – an increase of 4,000%!

Pinnacle Claims Management Ancillary Services
09 Nov

PCMI Offers Ancillary Services to Enhance Your Self-Insured Benefit Plan

To round out your medical plan, PCMI offers a range of ancillary benefit services that you or your client can add on to your current plan.

Pinnacle Claims Management - US Medical Coding UpdatedOn October 1, the ICD medical code – called ICD-10 –was launched and now must be used for all health treatment reporting.   The ICD medical code is used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures, and the change may impact PCMI plan participants.   What is ICD-CM?    The ICD-CM code is the official medical coding system used by physicians, hospitals and allied health workers to indicate diagnosis and/or procedures for health treatments of all p
09 Nov

U.S. Medical Coding Updated and Required by Providers as of Oct. 1

On October 1, the ICD medical code - called ICD-10 –was launched and now must be used for all health treatment reporting.   The ICD medical code is used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures, and the change may impact PCMI plan participants.  

What is ICD-CM?  

Pinnacle Claims Management - What Millennials Want in Health Care
09 Nov

What Millennials Value in Health Care Benefits

Also referred to as Generation Y, those who were born in the Millennial Generation are now between the ages of 18 - 34 and make up more than a third of American workers in 2015.

Pinnacle claims Management Corporate Health Centers
06 Nov

Corporate Health Centers Can Add Value to Wellness Programs While Reducing Costs

PCMI President David Zanze recently published an article in this month's issue of California Broker.  The subject takes a look at three key reasons why a self-insured employer should consider offering their employees a corporate health center as a cost-saving option.

04 Sep
02 Sep

Producer Success Tip - What Innovation Means to the Health Insurance Producer

For our Producer Success Tip, we invite you to think about what innovation means to you as a producer and how you are planning to incorporate innovation now and in the future.

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