Navigation Links
SpectraCell Contracts With Beech Street Corporation

HOUSTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraCell Laboratories announced today it has signed a provider agreement with Beech Street Corporation, one of the nation's largest preferred provider organizations (PPO), for healthcare management services. Beech Street will assist SpectraCell with the ever-increasing administrative needs that accompany healthcare reimbursement coverage for an expanding laboratory.

Beech Street addresses the various coverage obstacles in today's healthcare environment, and acts as a liaison between SpectraCell and other healthcare stakeholders such as HMO's and medical insurance companies. The Beech Street payor list contains over 1000 companies, including many insurance giants and covers 16 million eligible individuals nationally.

"Health care costs have risen astronomically in recent years, which has created a sort of battle between consumers, insurance carries and providers, even though their underlying goal is really the same - health and wellness." comments Rusty Preece, VP and CFO of SpectraCell. "The decades of experience that Beech Street has will help us bridge the gap in the often complicated world of managed care and healthcare policy."

The contract with Beech Street covers one year of service and will be reviewed annually. Due to increasing numbers of doctors that understand the value of micronutrient testing, advanced lipid testing, and laboratory services aimed at prevention and earlier diagnosis, SpectraCell Laboratories continues to grow. The company's number of employees has more than doubled since 2005 and SpectraCell now serves over 3,500 physician clients in 42 states.

About SpectraCell Laboratories - SpectraCell is a CLIA accredited laboratory that services healthcare providers nationwide by providing advanced diagnostics with micronutrient testing and the Lipoprotein Particle Profile(TM) (LPP).

SpectraCell's micronutrient testing is an innovative assessment of a patient's nutritional status. Unlike traditional serum, hair and urine tests, SpectraCell's testing measures how an individual's white blood cells function in specific nutritional environments. Over 31 vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants are evaluated. As a result, individual differences in metabolism, age, genetics, health, prescription drug usage, absorption rate and other factors are taken into consideration.

SpectraCell's Lipoprotein Particle Profile(TM) is the most advanced lipoprotein test available. Unlike traditional cholesterol tests, SpectraCell's LPP(TM) directly measures both the size and number of several classes of lipoprotein particles, providing an accurate assessment of cardiovascular risk.

SOURCE SpectraCell Laboratories
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. SpectraCell Laboratories Now Measures Vitamin C
2. Mirus Bio Awarded Grants & Contracts of Over $5 Million
3. Isis Announces $4.2 Million in Government Contracts Awarded to Its Ibis Subsidiary for Biodefense Applications Development
4. Helix BioPharma Corp. contracts KBI Biopharma to develop an L-DOS47 clinical packaging format
5. HealthEast Care System Selects Concuitys ClearContracts to Increase Contract Analysis and Negotiation Capabilities and Improve Revenue Cycle Management
6. Campbell Alliance Trade and Distribution Practice to Speak at CBIs Commercial Contracts and Chargeback Management Conference
7. Sales Contracts Worth $2.3 Million Signed Since 1 July 2008
8. BioInformatics, LLC Offers Solutions for Optimizing Service and/or Maintenance Contracts
9. Therapure Biopharma Inc. opens for business with first client contracts
10. Valley Baptist Health System Selects Concuitys ClearContracts to More Accurately Calculate Payments from Managed Care and Government Payers
11. Environmental Tectonics Corporations Sterilization Systems Group Announces New Contracts
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... and MAGDEBURG, Germany , November ... NeuroRehabilitation (ECNR) in Vienna, Austria ... European Congress of NeuroRehabilitation (ECNR) in Vienna, ... --> NovaVision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vycor Medical, ... version of its Internet-delivered NovaVision Therapy Suite at the ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel ... Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI ), a leading developer of ... its wholly-owned subsidiary, Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Ltd., has been awarded ... Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS). This grant, ... to Brainstorm for 2015 activities to approximately $1.8 million (approximately ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... Pittcon is pleased to announce the ... in symposia, oral sessions, workshops, awards, and posters. The core of the ... such as, but not limited to, biotechnology, biomedical, drug discovery, environmental, food science, ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... England , November 26, 2015 ... an innovative medical device company specializing in imaging technologies, announced ... the European Commission as part of the Horizon 2020 European ... to carry out a large-scale clinical trial in breast cancer. ...      (Logo: , --> ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... Oct. 29, 2015 Daon, a global leader ... has released a new version of its IdentityX ... North America have already installed IdentityX ... includes a FIDO UAF certified server component ... to activate FIDO features. These customers include some of ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... , Oct. 27, 2015 In the present ... of concern for various industry verticals such as banking, ... to the growing demand for secure & simplified access ... ,sectors, such as hacking of bank accounts, misuse of ... equipment such as PC,s, laptops, and smartphones are expected ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... -- Delta ID Inc., a company focused on bringing secure ... announced its ActiveIRIS® technology powers the iris recognition feature ... NTT DOCOMO, INC in Japan . ... include iris recognition technology, after a very successful introduction ... 2015, world,s first smartphone to have this capability. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):