Navigation Links
IFMC to Manage Minnesota's Medicaid Utilization Management Program
Date:6/30/2011

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Department of Human Services has selected IFMC to operate the Medicaid Utilization Management Program for the State of Minnesota.  The contract with IFMC, which begins July 1, 2011, is a two-year agreement with a possible two-year extension that could follow.

The utilization management program includes two major components:

- Service Authorizations - IFMC will conduct reviews for medical services proposed for delivery to Medical Assistance members.  These reviews will be performed for all services specified by the state that are subject to prior authorization including certain medical procedures, dental services, adult and children mental health services and home care services.  

- Utilization Management - IFMC will conduct concurrent and retrospective review of cases involving hospital care for Medical Assistance members to determine if the services were medically necessary and met professional standards for the quality of care.  Cases in this category include hospital admissions for inpatient care, hospital re-admissions, short hospital stays, long hospital stays (60+ days) and extended stays in psychiatric facilities.

In order to fulfill the contract requirements, IFMC has developed a local presence by opening an office in Bloomington, MN.   Personnel working on the program will include physicians, Registered Nurses (RNs), and other medical professionals licensed in the State of Minnesota.  

"We are looking forward to working with the State of Minnesota," says Mike Speight, Senior Director at IFMC.  "We have experience working with programs similar to this, and are eager to make a difference in the lives of Minnesota residents."

IFMC is an experienced, national leader with significant expertise in utilization management and in working with state Medicaid programs.  

For more than 35 years, IFMC has been dedicated to the delivery of innovative health management solutions focused on improving the quality, service and cost of health care. IFMC serves commercial clients and government programs at the federal, state and local level. Our employees make a difference in the improvement of health care for millions of people nationwide. IFMC has offices in New York, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota and Oklahoma and is headquartered in Iowa.


'/>"/>
SOURCE IFMC
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Darius Naigamwalla Appointed Senior Vice President and Head of the Brand Management Practice at Campbell Alliance
2. Milestone Biosciences, LLC Further Strengthens Executive Management Team
3. City of Hope Helps KGI Launch New Management Training Program for Scientists
4. North Dakota Pharmacists and Medication Management Systems Partner to Deliver Quality MTM Services to Patients With Diabetes
5. LUMEDX Introduces Advanced Multi-Modality, Multi-Vendor, Web-Enabled ECG Management Solution
6. CSL Behrings Innovative HeliTrax(SM) System Helps Physicians Manage Hemophilia A Patients
7. Chemical Lifecycle Management Chooses Chemical Safety's EMS Software
8. US Oncology Appoints Stephen Smith Vice President/General Manager Research and Personalized Science Services
9. Integrated Project Management Named to "Inc. 5000" for Second Year : One of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in Chicago Area
10. Enerkem Expands Executive Management Team
11. VentriPoint Diagnostics Files Management Discussion and Analysis, Unaudited Financial Results for 2Q 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016  Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX ) -- an intellectual ... of intellectual property, today provided an update on the ... District of Texas and announcing ... Inter Partes Re-examination ("IPR") proceedings that VTech and ... was initiated on only certain claims of two of ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... ... February 04, 2016 , ... ... leading supplier of Semantic Graph Database technology has been recognized As “ Best ... by Corporate America Magazine. , “At Corporate America, it’s our priority to showcase ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... February 04, 2016 , ... Many ... for over 10 years. What sets them apart from other cuvette manufacturers ... is posted on their website. On top of this steady flow of inside ...
(Date:2/3/2016)...  Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO ), ... surfactant therapies for respiratory diseases, today announced that ... award as a component of employment compensation for ... and Chief Executive Officer.  The award was approved ... 2016 and granted as an inducement material to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:1/28/2016)... Calif., Jan. 28, 2016 Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA ), ... for its second quarter ended December 31, 2015. ... quarter of fiscal 2016 increased 2 percent compared to the comparable ... quarter of fiscal 2016 was $35.0 million, or $0.93 per diluted ... net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 grew 9 ...
(Date:1/25/2016)... , Jan. 25, 2016  Glencoe Software, the world-leading ... and publication industries, will provide the data management solution ... (NPSC). ... Phenotypic analysis measures the ... organisms, allowing comparisons between states such as health and ...
(Date:1/21/2016)... , January 21, 2016 ... a new market research report "Emotion Detection and Recognition ... Software Tools (Facial Expression, Voice Recognition and Others), ... Global forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... to reach USD 22.65 Billion by 2020, at ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):