Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Utilization Management (UM)

  • What services are provided as part of Utilization Management (UM)?

  • What is the goal of UM? Isn't it just more "insurance red tape?"

  • If few services are non-certified, then how does UM reduce overall health care costs for the employer and insured?

  • How does UM reduce overall health care costs for the employer and insured?

  • What services do you recommend be Precertified?

  • Why does AkesoCare recommend Precertification for outpatient services?