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ValueOptions Wins Maryland Mental Health Contract
Date:7/27/2009

NORFOLK, Va., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R), a national behavioral health care company based in Norfolk, Va., has won a contract to provide administrative services for children and adults in Maryland's Public Mental Health System.

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ValueOptions(R) Maryland has set up a service center in Linthicum, where 51 jobs will be created. In addition, 37 positions within ValueOptions'(R) national operation will service the Maryland center.

Through the state's Public Mental Health System, beginning Sept. 1 ValueOptions(R) will manage behavioral health services for 708,000 Medicaid enrollees and 100,000 people receiving mental health care through PMHS.

"We're pleased to bring our information technology efficiencies to the state of Maryland," ValueOptions(R) Maryland CEO Mary Mastrandrea said. "We will streamline state claims processes as well as the provider registration and authorization processes. The efficiencies gained in the administration of mental health benefits has saved the state and taxpayers money at a time when the state budget faces myriad demands."

ValueOptions(R) will implement in Maryland innovative technologies, such as its PharmaConnect and JailConnect programs. With PharmaConnect, the company scours its database for a person's prescription records, checks them against medical conditions and interactions with other drugs, and then reports the results to the physicians handling the treatment.

"This way, the consumer gets individually tailored treatment plans, and everyone involved knows the course of action," Mastrandrea said.

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