The National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO), the nation’s leading voice of independent medical peer review, is pleased to announce its annual Educational Symposium to be held virtually on April 14, 2021.
NAIRO is proud to work with URAC to track industry-related legislation and regulatory standards, advance accreditation standards, and assess emerging trends in IRO practices. NAIRO is comprised of more than 30 of most established and highly regarded IROs in the nation, and we invite all members of our broader community to participate in the annual Symposium!
The NAIRO Symposium offers an afternoon of in-depth education with sessions focusing on a range of topics relevant to the independent review of healthcare claims. The 2021 event theme is “Protecting Review Integrity During Healthcare and Regulatory Evolution,” and will highlight changes in the healthcare and regulatory environment and their subsequent impact on Independent Review Organizations, Workers’ Compensation Organizations and Health Utilization Management Organizations.
Featured guest speakers include:
- Michael Brisman, Neurosurgeon at NSPC Brain & Spine Surgery, discussing solutions for surprise medical billing,
- Mara Osman, Senior Regional Director for State Affairs at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), looking at the national dialogue and governmental activity on key issues facing consumers and health insurance providers,
- Tom McGraw, Senior Vice President of Product Development at Secure Exchange Solutions addressing AI/Technology-Assisted Review, and
- Garry Carneal, President and CEO of Schooner Strategies, presenting on California Mental Health Law SB 855.
Please visit www.nairo.org/annual-symposium to learn more and register.
NAIRO was formed by a majority of URAC-accredited IROs. The mission of NAIRO is to promote the quality and integrity of the independent review process at the internal and external levels. Utilizing the expertise of board-certified clinicians throughout the country, NAIRO members embrace an evidence-based approach to independent medical peer review, in order to help resolve coverage disputes between enrollees and their health plans. More information can be found at www.nairo.org.