Navigation Links
HMS Awarded New Contracts for Managed Care Services
Date:2/10/2009

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS (Nasdaq: HMSY) today announced that it had been awarded cost containment contracts from Neighborhood Health Providers and Optima Health, a Sentara service -- adding over 200,000 Medicaid lives to its managed care portfolio. HMS will provide these services to Neighborhood Health Providers, LLC in New York, and to Optima Health Plan in Virginia.

HMS will identify health insurance coverage not previously known for its Medicaid members, including commercial insurance and TRICARE, and then bill the liable third parties. In addition, HMS will assist Optima in identifying any member of its commercial population who has primary Medicare coverage, and facilitate the recovery of claims from Medicare.

With the addition of these plans, HMS has over 33 million Medicaid lives under contract.

About HMS

HMS is the leader in coordination of benefits and program integrity services for government healthcare programs. The company's clients include health and human services programs in more than 40 states, 90 Medicaid managed care plans, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and Veterans Administration facilities. HMS helps ensure that healthcare claims are paid correctly and by the responsible party. As a result of the company's services, government healthcare programs recover over $1 billion annually, and avoid billions of dollars more in erroneous payments. HMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp., which is headquartered in New York and operates offices nationwide.

    Contacts:    Francesca Marraro (media relations)
                 (212) 857-5442
                 fmarraro@hms.com

                 Christine Rogers Saenz (investor relations)
                 (212) 857-5986
                 csaenz@hms.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE HMS
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. For the Third Year in a Row, Absolutely Health Care is Awarded a WEDDLE's User's Choice Award
2. LifeSync Corporation Awarded Multiyear Agreement with MedAssets Supply Chain Systems for the LifeSync(R) Wireless ECG System
3. DaVita Training Programs Awarded Top Honor
4. Omnicell is Awarded Contract by Major National Academic Medical Center
5. Omnicell is Awarded Sole-source Contract by Emory Healthcare
6. Sierra Tucson Pain Management Program Awarded Pain Program Accreditation by the American Academy of Pain Management For Treatment of Chronic Pain
7. 1.2 Million Dollars Recently Awarded to Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research
8. ChromaDex Awarded Nutrition Business Journal Scientific Achievement
9. SeQual Technologies is Awarded the U.S. Army Airworthiness Certification
10. USC awarded $22.2M NIH national biomedical informatics infrastructure coordinating center contract
11. VTS Medical Systems, LLC Awarded Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Healthcare, Product Line Strategy Leadership Award for 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/16/2017)... Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 ... ... proud to announce their recent partnership with an innovator in the wheelchair accessibility ... program to motivate their dealer salespeople to sell wheelchair accessible vehicles. With this ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... Hills, CA (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 ... ... a manuscript in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal , the official journal of ... he conducted on lower eyelid retraction surgery. The procedure is designed to correct ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 , ... ... incorporation of iTero Element, the latest in 3-D scanning device which is capable of ... of the latest advances in dentistry, such as CAD CAM restorations , in ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... January 15, 2017 , ... ... growing strategic accounts in the United States for the asthma & allergy friendly mark. ... of America to independently test and identify consumer products to be more suitable for ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... January 15, 2017 , ... Accreditation Commission for Health Care ... specialty care services. Albertsons Companies is the largest national food and drug ... patients. , Accreditation by ACHC reflects Albertsons Companies’ dedication and commitment to meeting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/13/2017)... YORK , January 13, 2017 ... equities: Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ: WMGI ), ... Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG ), and NuVasive Inc. ... Healthcare sector which fell back to a negative finish on ... Care Index falling about 0.1%, while shares of health care ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... 13, 2017  Alfalfa, cattle, leafy greens and rosy cheeked ... film , which emphasizes the food industry,s shift from response ... COPAN,s Swab Rinse Kit (SRK™) ... sampling process in the wake of the new FDA ... COPAN is expanding the U.S. production of the ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... January 13, 2017 On Thursday, ... Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged lower at ... Thursday,s trading session in bearish territories. Taking into consideration ... equities this morning: Myriad Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: ... INC Research Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: INCR ), ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: