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By David Connolly and nikhil Junankar, principal and senior manager
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While there is no single path to successful claims transformation, there are clear principles and
proven practices insurers should undertake as they set out to conduct large-scale data conversions.
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Wallenda and the Claims Tightrope
By Christopher tidball, claims consultant and author
That epic tightrope across the Grand Canyon underscores the incremental nature of claims
success: taking one precise step at a time.
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How certain drugs are prescribed and then dispensed are a major concern to employers and
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