Rocklin, CA, July 10, 2019 – Claims Eval, an industry leader in the IRO/Peer Review services market, is excited to announce the addition of Karen “Kat” Atkins as the Chief Operating Officer to the organization. Kat has more than 15 years experience in the Workers’ Comp industry with experience in all aspects of managed care. In her prior roles of COO and Sr. Director of Operations at UniMed Direct and Mitchell, Inc. she was instrumental in creating efficiencies, streamlining workflows, acquiring new business and maintaining long standing relationships with existing clients. Her breadth of experience and knowledge ensures a quality outcome for all clients.
Along with the addition of Kat Atkins to the team, internal restructuring has led to the following organizational updates:
- Michael Hamby, founder of Claims Eval in 2004, has moved into the role of CEO providing direction and strategy to the organization.
- Charley Tiff, formerly Director of Operations is now the Chief Revenue Officer overseeing sales, marketing and related functions.
Mr. Hamby and Mr. Tiff have grown the organization from a mere 5 physician reviewers at inception to nearly 1000 licensed medical reviewers at this time. “Our clients have trusted us and supported us as we have continued to grow our business” per Mr. Tiff. Mr. Hamby states “we are elated to add Kat to our team as she is considered to be an industry expert who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our organization.”
Claims Eval’s focus is in meeting our client’s needs, ensuring a quality product is produced in a timely manner while meeting all aspects of compliance. Claims Eval is WCUM, HUM and IRO accredited entity through URAC and a member of NAIRO.