SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

January 28, 2010 08:00 ET

Mitchell International Announces SmartAdvisor™ NCCI Compliance

Industry's Most Complete and Up-to-Date Medical Billing Compliance Application Continues Tradition of Providing Complete and Accurate Regulatory Reporting for Clients

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2010) - Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of information, workflow and performance management solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced its full support of Medical Data Call services for customers following National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) data reporting directives on its SmartAdvisor™ medical bill review platform.

SmartAdvisor is a leading medical claim cost containment solution that helps payers of workers' compensation claims evaluate and settle claims faster and more accurately. SmartAdvisor will begin customer testing and certification for the NCCI Data Call in April 2010 to ensure that its clients are fully certified and prepared to begin reporting data for medical bills processed in Q3 2010 in advance of the NCCI's effective date of December 31, 2010.

"SmartAdvisor is pleased to help payers meet compliance directives and deadlines. As a trusted partner, we currently handle much of the medical data needed for the NCCI Data Call, and we continue to offer an integrated, cost-effective way for our customers to manage the regulatory component of their workers' compensation business," said Nina Smith, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mitchell International's SmartAdvisor Solutions Division.

The NCCI has instituted mandatory reporting for workers' compensation insurance carriers in the states where it provides rate-making services. Carriers can report the data to the NCCI or designate a vendor/partner to do so, in standard record format and through certified transmission media.

SmartAdvisor is a comprehensive bill review solution for workers' compensation that leads the industry in its unique combination of performance software, client services, and best-in-class partnerships. SmartAdvisor's unique capabilities include customizable workflow modeling; Capstone® business decision rules engine; SmartReports™ data analytics and reporting tools; Claims Examiner Portal for fast, secured, real-time access to bill data; and a proven technology platform that delivers on average 50-70% straight-through processing for improved efficiencies and lower costs. In addition to being a leading workers' compensation solution, SmartAdvisor provides the same capabilities and benefits to the auto and general liability markets and is ideal for servicing all bodily injury lines in a single platform. Visit for more information or contact Mitchell SmartAdvisor Solutions directly at 1-800-421-6705 to schedule a demo of the SmartAdvisor bill review system.

About NCCI

National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI), based in Boca Raton, FL, manages the nation's largest database of workers' compensation insurance information. NCCI analyzes industry trends, prepares workers' compensation insurance rate recommendations, determines the cost of proposed legislation, and provides a variety of services and tools to maintain a healthy workers' compensation system.

About Mitchell International, Inc.

Mitchell International ( is a leading provider of information and workflow solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Automotive Collision Repair industries. The company's comprehensive solution portfolio streamlines the entire auto physical damage, bodily injury and workers' compensation claims processes. Mitchell enables millions of electronic transactions between more than 30,000 business partners each month to enhance partner productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction.