Attorneys and expert witness appraisers need to pay close attention to whether or not draft materials and other preliminary content in their workfiles will be available to the other side in discovery.
Understand the "discoverability" of information in your workfile.
Additional subscription fees give access to a Business Intelligence module for analysis and visualization and a Workfiles
module that allows virtually unlimited numbers of stored files to be shared across an organization.
To facilitate these critical objectives and maintain the reputation of the Appraisal Institute and its Members, a Member must preserve confidentiality in admissions matters and peer review proceedings, fulfill committee responsibilities, cooperate with appropriate committees, prepare and preserve their workfiles
, and ensure that they do not place themselves in a position where they cannot comply with the Code of Professional Ethics & Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
The management system allows users to create and name an unlimited number of workfiles
as well as to copy, move, and delete results from one workfile
USPAP does not specifically address who owns a report although both USPAP and the Code of Professional Ethics include requirements for the retention by the appraiser of reports and workfiles
I have set this method as the default for all of my workfiles
After introducing EViews workfiles
and how to carry out descriptive data analysis, the book goes on to describe various models in detail (continuous growth, discontinuous growth, seemingly causal models, special cases of regression models, ARCH and GARCH models), all illustrated with a rich variety of examples and accompanied by helpful notes.
With the proper software, your staff can create workfiles
for every claim that is denied (figure).
Instead of transferring data by printing a hard copy of the estimate and re-keying it to another PC or location - creating another step and opening up the potential for re-keying errors, users can now copy and send existing workfiles
from one CCC Pathways unit to another either via e-mail, disc/flash drive or a shared network drive.
are set up to capture inappropriate denials, such as inappropriate payer edits, failure to pay for the correct number of units, failure to recognize modifiers, etc.
allow users to conceptualize work as they normally would, without the burden and inefficiency of paper files, while the automatic event log collects and saves information about key claim activities.