RegQuest Executive Director to Serve as Luncheon Keynote Speaker at NAIRO Annual Symposium

September 19, 2018

Annapolis, MD / September 19, 2018 – RegQuest™, the nation’s premier online regulatory compliance resource focused on health insurance functions including medical management and appeals, today announced that Executive Director Jessica Grillo, JD, will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker at the National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO) Annual Symposium, which will be held October 16-17, 2018 in San Diego, California.

Each year, NAIRO’s annual Symposium discusses the latest developments and trends in independent medical review. The Symposium delivers in-depth educational content, along with networking opportunities, to meet and exchange ideas with others in the industry.

The theme for the 2018 NAIRO Symposium is “Navigating the Changes in Healthcare,” highlighting changes in compliance, regulatory, and other requirements to help Independent Review Organizations (IROs) and Utilization Review Organizations (UROs) navigate the dynamic and ever-evolving healthcare landscape.

Ms. Grillo’s luncheon keynote will center on RegQuest’s unique ability to deliver an on-demand, subscription-based breakdown of all 50 states’ utilization management, external review, grievance procedure and Workers’ Compensation utilization management laws and regulations. RegQuest’s research is conducted by a team of legal experts, vetted by state regulators and regularly updated. In addition, RegQuest provides its subscribers with quick reference tables, trend reports and educational webinars.

“NAIRO and its Symposiums provide a terrific avenue for collaboration, education and networking amongst IROs and UROs,” said Garry Carneal, JD, MA, RegQuest founder. Carneal added, “We are honored to provide NAIRO’s membership base with a keynote that highlights real-world examples of the information RegQuest is poised to deliver.”

RegQuest not only summarizes key regulatory and industry trends, but also works with key stakeholders, including The Kennedy Forum and Schooner Strategies, LLC, to develop new model regulations and policies that promote value, transparency and accountability in health care.

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About RegQuest
RegQuest, an online, subscription-based tracking and reporting service, details many of the business, legal and regulatory forces directly impacting health insurance companies, medical management organizations, third party administrators and other key players in the health insurance industry. RegQuest is an essential current awareness tool for employers and health plans, making compliance easier and more efficient by offering accurate information in a user-friendly format via its 50 state regulatory surveys, quick reference summary tables, and subscriber alerts. RegQuest is well on its way to complete the “DNA sequencing” of all medical management regulations. For more information or to subscribe, please visit

NAIRO (The National Association of Independent Review Organizations) was formed by the majority of URAC-accredited IROs. The mission of NAIRO is to promote the quality and integrity of the independent review process at the internal and external levels. Utilizing the expertise of board-certified clinicians throughout the country, NAIRO members embrace an evidence-based approach to independent medical peer review, in order to help resolve coverage disputes between enrollees and their health plans. More information can be found at