Chicago, IL, October 08, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Today DiaTri’s Group Health Imaging Network and Concierge Scheduling Service under its DBM division announced their newest partnership formed with a national leader in population health and care management, MCM Solutions for Better Health, home based in Chicago, IL. On a national and annual basis, MCM performs medical necessity and appropriateness reviews for upwards of 7,000 high-end imaging procedures.
DiaTri President, Scott Fuqua, noted: “The combination of superior Utilization Review for high-end imaging procedures along with a high quality, highly credentialed Imaging Network with aggressive rate reductions provides a Payor with a complete package to manage all aspects of what has grown to be on average 15% of total costs. With DBM’s world-class Concierge Service for patients and physicians, what is created is a true managed care program from beginning to end that involves a win-win for all involved. The patient experiences lower out-of-pocket or possibly a zero co-pay and concierge level service, the physician experiences a seamless process of Pre-Certification, Scheduling and concierge level service plus a quality guarantee, and the Payor will benefit with additional savings that ranges approximately 50% nationwide.”
Medical Cost Management’s President, Mike O’Connor, states, “We are pleased to offer our partners a comprehensive solution to the issues diagnostic imaging pose for health plans and payors in today’s marketplace. MCM and DBM have combined forces to offer the marketplace a solution that finally addresses the need for high quality, lower member and plan cost, with the assurance of medical necessity and appropriateness.”
DiaTri has continued to expand its footprint in the Group Health environment while at the same time identifying new avenues every day on how to continually innovate and identify new and better ways of delivering its services. As DiaTri looks forward to the rest of 2010 and into early 2011, the fruits of its labor are expected to pay off as several large organizations are committing to moving forward.
DiaTri, LLC is the leader in managing and developing diagnostic nuclear medicine networks and cost containment programs, that bring the payor/patient and provider community together in a mutually beneficial relationship. DiaTri, LLC is an investment holding company with three wholly-owned subsidiaries: Advanced Ancillary Services, LLC (AAS) - A proven program for retrospective negotiations, second opinion programs and Age of Injury Reports. Midwest Diagnostic Management, LLC (MDM) - national radiology network with 3900 centers in 47 states for scheduling MRIs, CTs, & EMGs. Diagnostic Benefit Management, LLC (DBM) – National Diagnostic Imaging solutions for the Group Health market. www.diatri.net
About MCM Solutions for Better Health:
A pioneer in care and population health management, MCM was founded in 1986 to meet the care management needs of self-funded health plans, Taft Hartley Trusts, associations and claim payors. MCM provides its partners “Solutions for Better Health” that address the challenge of rising health costs with sophisticated risk identification, care management across the continuum of care and the promotion of better health. MCM serves over 400 health plans representing over 400,000 members on a nationwide basis. For more information on MCM and our “Solutions for Better Health,” please visit: www.medicalcost.com