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Managed Care Services

  • Proven high-quality and cost-effective Managed Care system; using a variety of managed care tools, including:
    • Capitation
    • Discounted fee for service
    • Preferred provider networks
    • Utilization Management
      • Pre-certification
      • Retrospective review
      • Case Management

On-site health services (medical, dental, and mental) which meet national accreditation standards.

Off-site health services through negotiated contracts with community medical resources (out-patient specialty, emergency room, and inpatient care

Levels of Care Provided

  • Medically Mandatory
    Care essential to life and health,and without treatment, rapid deterioration is expected.
  • Medically Necessary
    Care not immediately life threatening, but without treatment, the patient could not be maintained without significant risk.

Access to Care Standards

  • Initial comprehensive evaluation within 7 days.
  • Sick-call visits within 48 hours (weekdays) to 72 hours (weekends)
  • Expedited specialty care within 30 days.
  • Routine specialty care within 180 days.